The AAUW State College Branch awards community grants to non-profit organizations located in Centre County, PA. Proposals for funding must be for programs or services that reach county residents more than half of whom are women and/or girls. Proposed programs or services must align with AAUW's mission and the State College Branch's value statements. Applications must be submitted by the non-profit organization that will conduct the proposed program or service.
The deadline to submit community grant applications is April 1st for the normal grant cycle. Limited funds may be available for applications submitted between September 1 and December 31.
The national AAUW mission is to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, philanthropy, and research. The AAUW State College Branch affirms these values guiding its philanthropy:
Grant requests must align with AAUW State College Branch’s mission of advancing equity for women and girls. Requests will be evaluated according to their fulfilling the above value statements. Grant applicants must be non-profit organizations located in Centre County, PA.
Non-profit organizations receiving grants from the AAUW State College Branch agree to acknowledge our support in ways visible to their clients and the public such as in program materials, newsletters, annual reports, and more. They also agree to submit program and service assessments after the completion of funded proposals.
In 2017, the AAUW State College Branch awarded $48,540 to thirteen community organizations. If you have questions about the 2018 community grants application process, please direct your questions to the Philanthropic Priorities and Funds Distribution Committee co-chair Connie Wheeler (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The 2017 Community Grant Application is to be submitted online. Please print a copy for your records before clicking on the submit application button.