Governance

Find resources on AAUW’s voting process, leadership structure, board policies, and bylaws.
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2015 AAUW Bylaws

The AAUW Bylaws contain policies and procedures for managing the organization and information for the Governance Committee for conducting AAUW’s affairs. Read more »

  |     |   July 17, 2015

AAUW Affiliate Agreement

In 2009 AAUW was recognized as a tax-exempt nonprofit organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Our new structure also includes a small 501(c)(4) entity (AAUW Action Fund) that houses our Lobby Corps and get-out-the-vote activities. Because of these changes, in order to meet IRS requirements, all AAUW branches and states must sign an AAUW affiliate agreement. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 10, 2015

AAUW National Election

The 2015 election was a great success, with 12 percent of our members voting! Get the results of the 2015 AAUW National Election. Read more »

  |   ,   |   July 10, 2015

AAUW Board of Directors Policy Book

This manual addresses AAUW’s policies and responsibilities regarding operations, membership, and finances. Review critical updates including the Fundraising Policy (501) and Collaborations with Other Organizations (600). Read more »

  |     |   July 08, 2015

AAUW Bylaws

The AAUW Bylaws contain policies and procedures for managing the organization, and information for the Governance Committee (AC73) to conduct AAUW’s affairs. Read more »

  |     |   July 01, 2015

National, State, and Branch Leadership Positions

Leadership positions exist for AAUW at the national, state, and branch level. Other than specific administrative and financial responsibilities to AAUW, state and branch leadership positions are flexible according to your organization’s resources and interests. Read more »

Scholarship Fundraising Policy 503

The AAUW-Affiliated Entities Scholarship Fundraising Policy 503 is designed to help AAUW states, branches, and other AAUW-affiliated entities to follow best practices in raising funds to support their local scholarship programs. Read more »

, ,   |   July 01, 2014

2013 Mandatory Conformance Memo

This memo delineates the specific mandatory amendments that must be made to conform the bylaws of all AAUW branches and states with the 2013 AAUW (National) Bylaws. Read more »

  |   ,   |   May 24, 2014

Fundraising Policy 501 Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to fundraising questions AAUW members commonly ask. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   April 29, 2014

Fundraising Policy 501 and Resources

AAUW Fundraising Policy 501 and its related guidelines and FAQs will help AAUW and all AAUW-affiliated entities stay current and preserve their nonprofit status. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   April 29, 2014