University Women’s Foundation (UWF)

The University Women’s Foundation of Jefferson County (UWF) was established in 1994 by members of Port Townsend AAUW. It is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit foundation (click here for tax info and donations…). UWF raises funds for

  • Scholarship Endowment Fund
  • Non-endowed scholarships including annual high school scholarships and gifts to national AAUW Scholarship Funds
  • Mission projects (click for details…) that promote education and equity for women and girls in east Jefferson County.

May 2021 UWF Scholarship Event

2021-2022 Over $64,000 was given during the continued pandemic quarantine – Read more…

2020-2021 Over $65,000 was given even during country’s quarantine — Read more…
2019-2020 Scholarship was given at our May 11 presentation — Read more…
2018: Over $70,000 in honor of our 70th branch anniversary!
Read the news…
2017: Nearly $55,000 in scholarships
Our members helped raise the funds for deserving young women from East Jefferson County.

Click links below for our programs:

The Elmira K. Beyer Endowed Scholarship,  the Lisa T. Painter Endowed Scholarship, the Constance Anna Pash Memorial Endowed Scholarship and the Academic Endowed Scholarship are funded from the endowment fund interest and dividend earnings.
[Click to read more about ScholarshipsBeyer, Painter and Pash]

Remember to use to donate a portion of your purchases to UWF!

UWF Board
VP Development:
VP Finance:
Vice President of Scholarships:
VP of Records/Secretary:

For copies of annual reports, please contact

If you need reimbursement for expenses related to UWF, click here to download and print the UWF_Reimbursement form, fill out the form, and mail it with your receipt to UWF Vice-President Finance

Mailing Address: University Women’s Foundation
P.O Box 644
Port Townsend WA 98368

Refer to and/or download:

UWF Bylaws August 2017
UWF Terminology
Gift Acceptance
Legacy Society
UWF History
Articles of Incorporation
IRS determination letter
Certificate of incorporation