American Association of University Women (AAUW) – Community Action Grants

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Subject: Education, Girl's Education, STEM, Youth Development, Community Development| Deadline: Jan. 15, 2015

"Community Action Grants provide funds to individuals, AAUW branches, and AAUW state organizations as well as local community-based nonprofit organizations for innovative programs or non-degree research projects that promote education and equality for women and girls. AAUW encourages proposals for projects that:

  • Use innovative approaches to address local community needs or build linkages among community partners.
  • Build partnerships between schools and community organizations.

Special consideration is given to:

  1. Projects focused on K-14 (including 2-year colleges) girls’ achievement in math, science and/or technology.
  2. Projects that seek community partners. Community partners might include local schools or school districts, businesses and other community-based organizations."

Funder:  The American Association of University Women (AAUW)
Eligibility: "Applicants must be women who are U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Nonprofit organizations must be based in the United States. Grant projects must have direct public impact, be nonpartisan, and take place within the United States or its territories. Special consideration is given to projects focused on K–12 and community college girls’ and women’s achievements in science, technology, engineering, or math."
Amount:  One year grant: $2,000 - $7,000... Two year grant: $5,000 - $10,000.
Contact: Link.