Governance

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

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 »

  |   ,   |   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

Fundraising Policy 501 Guidelines

The AAUW Fundraising Policy 501 Guidelines explain the new policy in plain, easy-to-understand language and spell out what AAUW and the IRS expect of AAUW members when fundraising. Read more »

  |   , ,   |   March 28, 2014

Fundraising Policy 501

AAUW Fundraising Policy 501 (previously 402) is designed to assist AAUW state organizations, branches, and other AAUW-affiliated entities in raising funds to support AAUW’s mission. Read more »

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As AAUW continues to move forward in a changing world, so have our Strategic Plan and our Vision Statement.

AAUW Strategic Plan

As AAUW continues to move forward in a changing world, so have our Strategic Plan and our Vision Statement. Read more »

  |   ,   |   March 20, 2014

Memorandum from Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP: Affiliate Agreement

Any organization that uses AAUW’s name or logo must sign an Affiliate Agreement, a written agreement that delineates the rights and duties of both parties. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 25, 2014

Member Services Database (MSD)

The AAUW Member Services Database (MSD) is your online access to AAUW’s national database records. Read more »

  |   ,   |   February 20, 2014

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 »

National Committee and Task Force Functions and Applicant Qualifications

AAUW national committees and task forces are comprised of volunteer AAUW member leaders. Committees and task forces implement priorities set by the Board of Directors in accordance with AAUW Bylaws […] Read more »

  |   ,   |   January 02, 2014