We’re a bit late this year, but here is the information on branch contributions to AAUW Funds for the calendar year 2010:

AAUW NC Contributions, Calendar Year 2010

Congratulations to the top five branches in total contributions:

  • Brevard
  • Wilmington
  • Asheville
  • Hendersonville
  • Greensboro

and top five branches in per capita contributions:

  • Raleigh-Wake County
  • Wilmington
  • Charlotte
  • Brevard
  • Winston-Salem

The contributions to AAUW support

  • Publication of reports like the recent Crossing the Line (especially through contributions to the Eleanor Roosevelt Fund)
  • Fellowships and Grants for scholars and activists across the country like those recently honored at our reception in October (through the Educational Opportunities Fund)
  • Issue advocacy that supports public policy efforts like the HERVotes campaign we took to last week’s conference in Charlotte as well as the 2-Minute Activist, Congressional Report Card, and more.
  • Leadership programs such as the $tart $mart and Elect Her workshops on campuses across the country, and the NCCWSL conference for student leaders each year.

To learn more about the breadth and scope of AAUW philanthropy, see this diagram and the accompanying discussion.

If you an idea to share on how your branch is going to increase its giving for 2011, please post a comment.

Of course, if you are moved to make that year-end donation now, you can find the online form at aauw.org or to make a contribution that is not tax deductible because it supports lobbying efforts use the Donate button at aauwaction.org.