St. Lawrence County AAUW officials say females should apply for Community Action Grants
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 2:44 pm

St. Lawrence County Branch of AAUW officials say they are encouraging women and girls to apply for Community Action Grants, which provide more than $3.7 million in funding nationwide to individuals and organizations.

Grants include:

• Community Action Grants – for individuals, AAUW branches and states, and nonprofit organizations to fund innovative programs or nondegree research projects that promote education and equity for women and girls. There are two grants: the one-year grant is for $2,000-$7,000; the two-year grant is for $5,000-$10,000. The application deadline is Jan. 15. Learn more at

• International Project Grants for alumnae of AAUW’s International Fellowships program who are living in their home countries and pursuing community-based projects to improve the social advancement and economic empowerment of women and girls. The funding is for $5,000–$7,000 and the deadline is Jan. 15. Learn more at

• Selected Professions Fellowships – for women pursuing full-time study in a master’s or professional degree program in which women are underrepresented, including STEM, law, business, and medicine with funding from $5,000–$18,000. The application deadline is Jan. 10. Learn more at

For more information contact Betty Connolly at [email protected] or Kathleen Stein at 386-3812, [email protected], or visit