We raise funds to support a variety of AAUW philanthropic activities at the national level through AAUW Funds, as well as for local scholarships and outreach. All contributions are tax deductible.
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AAUW Fund – Undesignated
The AAUW Fund is a general fund for unrestricted gifts, which are used when and where they are most needed. This prevents overfunded and underfunded areas that keep AAUW from reaching our full mission potential. By donating to the AAUW Fund, you are helping incubate and grow our highly successful, community-based, mission-driven programs, such as Girls for STEM, Start Smart and Work Smart, Elect Her, the Legal Advocacy Fund, the National Conference for College Women Student Leaders, the AAUW National Convention, research, and other initiatives.
You can contribute to a specific fund within AAUW Funds or give an undesignated gift to be used where it is needed most.
Legal Advocacy Fund
Since 1981 the AAUW Legal Advocacy Fund has helped students, faculty, staff, and administrators in higher education to challenge discriminatory practices such as sexual harassment, denial of tenure or promotion, pay inequity, and inequality in women’s athletics programs. It now addresses discrimination in all work places.
LAF raises funds to assist women seeking judicial redress for sex discrimination in higher education and the work place. Contributions are tax deductible.
Educational Opportunities Fund
One of the world’s largest sources of funding exclusively for graduate women, the AAUW Educational Opportunities Fund supports aspiring scholars around the globe, teachers and activists in local communities, women at critical stages of their careers, and those pursuing professions where women are underrepresented.
EOF raises funds for grants and fellowships for women pursuing advanced degrees. Contributions are tax deductible.
The AAUW Westchester Branch scholarships are given to graduates of the two year program at Westchester Community College who are completing their degree at a four year college.
Girls for STEM Conference
The Girls for STEM conference organized annually by AAUW Westchester Branch in partnership with Mount Saint Vincent College and the New York City AAUW, introduces 7th grade girls to career opportunities in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM).
AAUW Westchester Branch has received 501(c)(3) tax exempt status since January 2014. Tax deductible donations to our many outstanding outreach programs such as EYO, $tart $mart Pay Negotiation workshops and Educational Awards programs are gratefully accepted.