AAUW Healdsburg Branch established the Healdsburg AAUW Fund, a 501(c)(3) corporation, to receive tax deductible donations. In the fiscal year ending June 30, 2022, the Fund received $74,195. More than half of this amount came from donations from individuals and organizations who are committed to the advancement of women and girls.

The primary sources of fundraising are found in the 2021-2022 Sources of Funds Pie Chart.

AAUW Forum – an educational lecture series started in winter 2014. The Forum focuses on “Building Knowledge and Enriching Thought” by offering two six-week courses each fall, winter, and spring at the Raven Theater.  In fiscal year 2021-2022, Forum classes will be presented on-line and recorded for later viewing.

For more information, contact Celeste Plaister.

Tech Trek – a week-long immersive summer camp for eighth grade girls in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. During the summer of 2021, 13 girls participated in a successful “Virtual Tech Trek” camp.  AAUW solicits donations to sponsor local girls.

For more information, contact Mary Barsony.

Direct donations – donations made directly to Healdsburg AAUW Fund support scholarships for women and girls and grants for local education programs.

For more information, contact Dena Cochran.

eScrip program – participating merchants contribute a percentage of our members’ or supporters’ purchases to Healdsburg AAUW Fund. eScrip participating businesses include Oliver’s Market, several Healdsburg restaurants, and online purchases from many national chains. There is no cost for you to participate. For information on the eScrip program and how to sign up, go to

AmazonSmile – when you shop at, you’ll find the exact same prices, selection and convenient shopping experience as, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Healdsburg AAUW Fund. To sign-up, go to On your first visit, select Healdsburg AAUW Fund as your organization from the drop-down menu to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. You will use the same account on and AmazonSmile and your Amazon settings will not change.  There is no cost for you to participate.

For more information, contact Barbara Epstein.