Community Grants

AAUW Laguna Beach Foundation distributes grants up to $1000 that address needs related to AAUW’s mission, which is to promote equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Applications are accepted each year between March 15 and April 30.

In 2012, the Laguna Beach branch has selected the following community programs to receive Grants totaling $6,800.

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  • Friends of the Library for the Girls Night Out book program
  • Helping Hands World Wide for the Mobile Food Pantry program
  • La Playa Center for its ESL program for women learning English
  • Laguna Beach Community Clinic for Women’s Health Day
  • Laguna Beach Live! to support a concert at the museum by women musicians
  • Laguna Beach Seniors for the Feeling the Blues program for dealing with aging and depression
  • Laguna Beach Woman’s Club for their Brown Bag Chic discussion program
  • Laguna Outreach for Community Arts for children’s art education workshops at the Boys and Girls Club
  • Sally’s Fund for its Bridging program that helps people transition to assisted living.


Applicants must be from local community-based nonprofit organizations. Grant requests must relate to the education and needs of women and girls, or provide information to educate and benefit the public on these issues.

How to apply for a Grant

2013 applications will be accepted March 15 through April 30, 2013.

Only grant applications submitted electronically will be considered. Please download and complete the application form, save the file under a different file name, and email the file to the address listed on the form. For more information call P J Gerrard at 949-497-9483.

> Click here to download a grant application form.

Grant Recipient Reporting

Grant recipients are required to submit an evaluative report documenting outcomes achieved through this funding.

2012 grant recipients must submit their report by April 1, 2013 to be considered for future grants.

> Click here to download an Evaluation Report Form to be submitted by 2012 grant recipients.

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