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2018 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 »

How to Disband an AAUW Affiliate

Losing local connections to AAUW is unfortunate. However, in recognition that AAUW affiliates (defined as branches or YWTF chapters) sometimes contemplate dissolution, addressing the appropriate actions to dissolve is important. Here are the steps that must be taken to disband an AAUW affiliate. Read more »

Membership Branch Management

Download forms for formation or disbandment of your AAUW affiliate organization. Read more »

Affiliate Model Bylaws

AAUW’s model bylaws provide a framework to assist AAUW affiliates in preparing or amending their bylaws. Read more »

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 »

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Directors and Officers Liability Insurance

Protect your leaders and organization from loss due to legal claims alleging errors, omissions, negligence and other “wrongful acts.” If your AAUW entity has not yet acquired this protection, it is advisable to consider Director and Officer (D & O) liability insurance. Read more »

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Bylaws Tool Kit

Make sure your branch is following AAUW’s policies and has up to date bylaws that enable you to carry out your work. Collaborate with your president or administrator to understand AAUW’s policies and review your own rules. Read more »

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2015 AAUW Action Fund Bylaws

This document contains the AAUW Action Fund’s charter, as well as the rules and regulations for managing the Action Fund and conducting its affairs. Read more »

AAUW Resolutions 1933-2017

This document contains AAUW’s organizational resolutions from the years 1933-2017. The resolutions include principles to guide study and action, as well as general statements of AAUW policy. Resolutions serve to […] Read more »