Fort Wayne Branch, AAUW Trust

P.O. Box 10993, Fort Wayne, IN 46855

Qualifications for Application for a Grant

  1. Funds granted by Fort Wayne Branch, AAUW Trust are limited to nonprofit organizations, public service projects, individual project/research of AAUW (for AAUW members only).
  2. Funds are NOT granted for salaries, royalties or utilities. In addition, any COVID expenses (i.e. masks, sanitizer, disinfectant) are not eligible for grant funds.
  3. Applications for projects with profit potential to the applicant and/or the Branch Trust shall be considered on an individual basis, only after consultation with the legal counsel of the Trust
  4. Fort Wayne Branch, AAUW Trust shall consider a grant application from the same organization or individual outside of AAUW no sooner than three years from the date of their most recent application. For a grant recipient, refer to the information on the Grant History page (For example, a grant recipient of April 2019 would be eligible to reapply in January 2023).
  5. Grants must be submitted electronically through the use of this website. Completed submission will be verified through the copy of the application sent to the email address on the application. This represents applicant notification of receipt of application.
  6. Applications to Fort Wayne Branch, AAUW Trust may not transfer from one grant period to another grant period. Reapplication is required.
  7. If grant money is placed in an interest bearing account by the grant recipient, the interest shall be returned to Fort Wayne Branch, AAUW Trust to be added to the interest pool from which future grants shall be given.
  8. Grant awardees are required to submit a written report (use the form on this website) at the April meeting that concludes the awarded grant time period.
  9. Please limit your request to a dollar amount that falls from $500 to $3,000.


All receipts for expenditures must be attached as well as examples of publicity and other forms of media used to acknowledge the project and AAUW Trust as funding source.

To meet legal requirements governing Fort Wayne Branch, AAUW Trust, grantees must also present an oral report at said April public meeting.


*For 2023, grant requests are only accepted by AAUW Fort Wayne Branch from January 1, 2023 through  February 28, 2023.


  • The next grant request acceptance period will be from January 1st, 2023 through February 28th, 2023. Please fill out all sections and then scroll to the bottom and click submit. (Please note that * denotes required field). AMERICAN ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN TRUST P.O. Box 10993, Fort Wayne, IN 46855 NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION PUBLIC SERVICE PROJECT APPLICATION
  • Be sure to make a printed copy of the grant for your records to keep. To include additional information, use file Upload. Applicant must include a copy of their 501 documentation*.
  • If item 07 identifies any additional organization(s) participating in the project, please include the name(s) of the organization(s) and the signatures of the President(s). A maximum of two additional pages of supporting materials may be included. *Note – After clicking ‘submit’ you will get a confirmation email from Fort Wayne Branch AAUW Trust, within 1-2 business days, that your application has been received. If you do not receive the confirmation email, please contact Corrina Weikle at: Please do not forget to verify and click submit! *Note – Automatic confirmations may be sent to your spam folder by your email client by default. Thus, if you do not see (or receive) your confirmation email, please check your spam folder.