What you need to know about fundraising
Three policies adopted by AAUW spell out the dos and don’ts of fundraising for branches and other affiliates. This is need-to-know information, whether you’re fundraising for AAUW Funds, local scholarships, or through collaboration with other organizations. A list of frequently asked questions provides additional guidance.
- Supporting AAUW’s mission – Fundraising Policy 501
Provides the information you need to keep activities in line with IRS expectations when raising funds that support AAUW’s mission of gender equity. Adherence to IRS regulations ensures that AAUW and its affiliates won’t lose their nonprofit status. Read the policy…
- Funding local scholarships –Fundraising policy 502
Details IRS and AAUW expectations when you’re raising funds and administering local scholarship programs. Read the policy…
- Partnering with other organizations – Collaborations Policy 600
Provides guidance on working with other organizations to raise awareness of issues and achieve common objectives. Read the policy…
A presentation by Diane Ludwig, a certified fundraising professional, and past chair of AAUW National Fundraising Committee, provides a wealth of information about fundraising for AAUW. Click here to read the slides for the presentation, which was given via Zoom to AAUW Florida Development Directors in December 2021.