Community Action Grants

The Morgan Hill Branch of AAUW (American Association of University Women) is committed to providing local and national support for AAUW’s mission, promoting equity for women and girls. The growing success of our annual Morgan Hill Wildflower Run fundraiser enables AAUW Morgan Hill to expand our philanthropic activities, and we are now awarding discretionary grants of up to $1000 each to local charitable organizations.

We are now accepting grant applications for the 2023-2024 year. Applications must be submitted by November 1, 2023.



Completed 2023-2024 grant applications must be submitted (AAUW Morgan Hill, Attn: Community Action Grants, P.O. Box 1528, Morgan Hill, CA 95038) and postmarked no later than November 1, 2023. Alternatively, they may be emailed (or you can send a link to your completed Google Doc) to Successful candidates will be notified of their selection by November 28, 2023. Funding must be used before the end of the 2024 calendar year.

Application Criteria

Grants for up to $1000 each will be provided to local non-profit organizations requesting funding for a specific program or expense that is in alignment with AAUW’s mission. An organization may request funding for more than one project or program, but separate applications are required for each.

2022-2023 Recipients of $7,000 in Grants:

Students  at SVCT’s Matilda the Musical

Community, Family and Senior Health and Wellness Fair

BookSmart Community Advantage’s Gift of Reading

PA Walsh’s Mini Mermaids at the Wildflower Run

Recipient Project
BookSmart Community Advantage “The Gift of Reading”
Boys & Girls Clubs of Silicon Valley TechBridge Girls program at the El Toro Morgan Hill Clubhouse
Jackson Academy of Math and Music refresh its campus library books collection
Morgan Hill Historical Society living history field trips to Villa Mira Monte
PA Walsh STEAM Elementary School Mini Mermaids Running Club
Poppy Jasper International Film Festival Women’s Day
San Martin/Gwinn School purchase Spanish-language books for the school library
Senior Advisory Committee at the Morgan Hill Senior Center Community, Family and Senior Health and Wellness Fair
South Valley Civic Theatre “Matilda the Musical” community outreach project