Community Action Grant Application

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Application instructions

The following items constitute a complete application. If any item is missing, the application will be considered incomplete and will be disqualified. Please see the full application instructions for more detail.

  1. Application (submitted electronically)
    1. Proposal narrative, including
      • Abstract
      • Project Rationale (need statement)
      • Project Description (anticipated outcomes)
      • Implementation plan
      • Evaluation plan
      • Dissemination plan
      • Impact/outreach
      • Qualifications of the project director and staff
      • Organizational capacity
    2. Project budget
    3. Budget narrative

The following supporting documents must be received by January 15, 2014, in hard copy format.

  1. Certification and Release of Information Signature Form
  2. Organizational Summary and Commitment Form(s)
  3. Proof of nonprofit status
  4. Filing Fee — $35 (nonrefundable)

2013–14 Grant Year

One-Year Grant: $2,000–$7,000
Two-Year Grant: $5,000–$10,000
Applications Available: August 1, 2013 – January 15, 2014
Application Deadline: January 15, 2014
Funding Period for One-Year Grant: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014
Funding Period for Two-Year Grant: July 1, 2014 – June 30, 2016


Please direct all questions about applications to ACT, AAUW’s official application processing center. Please do not contact the AAUW office in Washington, D.C., or local branches for fellowships or grant application information. Please call 319.688.4334, e-mail, or write to the customer service center at:

AAUW Fellowships and Grants
C/O ACT, Inc.
P.O. Box 4030
Iowa City, IA 52243-4030

* All supporting documents must also be received by this date. If an application deadline falls on a weekend or holiday, supporting documents must be received the next business day.