University Women’s Foundation (UWF)

Leianna Kunz Academic Scholarship 2022

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…). We celebrated our 30th Year Anniversary March 2024. Thank you all you donors! Read more about our history…

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.

2023-2024 Over $95,000 was granted to scholars throughout East Jefferson County. Read more…
2022-2023 Over $74,000  Read more…
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 Scholarships given at May 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.

View/hear the stories of our scholars

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 others fund scholarships with endowment fund interest and dividend earnings.
[Click to read more about ScholarshipsBeyer, Painter and Pash]

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

IRS TAX ID# for UWF — 91-1630813

Refer to and/or download:

UWF Bylaws August 2017
UWF Terminology
Gift Acceptance
Legacy Society
UWF History
Articles of Incorporation
IRS determination letterIRS TAX ID# for UWF — 91-1630813
Certificate of incorporation