Timelines for Program Year

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Click here to download: Program Year Timeline – Condensed Version.
Note: This timeline is shown below.


CONDENSED Program Year Timeline (9/1 – 8/31)
AAUW La Crosse Branch
Fiscal year runs: 7/1 – 6/30

Note: Submission deadline for The Current newsletter: the 20th of each month


  • Initial General Membership Meeting & Social
  • Schedule of monthly Board of Directors meetings set
  • New Membership Directory distributed
  • Committees and study groups begin meeting
  • Internships begin
  • District 4 meets
  • Approved budget printed in The Current
  • Branch sponsors table at Pride in the Park


  • YWCA La Crosse Tribute to Outstanding Women
  • Scholarship and Grants Committee (SGC) begins work
  • Recruitment campaign for new members


  • Self-Sufficiency Program Locally Grown Scholarship Breakfast
  • Scholarship applications sent to area educational institutions, posted on branch website


  • Nominating Committee begins recruiting officers for the following year
  • Art Fair on the Green revenue is finalized


  • NCCWSL scholarship information released
  • Name Grant nominations open
  • Joan Koonmen Memorial Scholarship nominees sought
  • La Crosse Community Foundation (LCF) notifies of funds available for scholarships
  • Art Fair Artists’ Chairs determine if past artists will return; a venue is selected
  • Internships for Spring Semester posted
  • District 4 meets


  • Recruitment continues for appointed board members
  • Slate of officers published in The Current
  • Board approves expenditures for grants and scholarships
  • SGC meets to select grant recipients and finalize scholarship review process
  • Volunteers for the Art Fair Committee recruited


  • General membership meeting with AAUW Winona Branch
  • International Women’s Day (March 8)
  • Women’s History Month activities
  • SGC’s scholarship recommendations reviewed by Independent Selection Committee;LCF notified of scholarship recipients
  • Membership recruitment continues


  • General membership meeting includes annual business meeting and announcement of grant recipients
  • AAUW-Wisconsin Conference
  • Jurying for new Art Fair artists


  • Scholarship Reception replaces general membership meeting
  • Solicitation of donations for Art Fair Scholarship Fund begins
  • Recruitment of non Art Fair Committee volunteers
  • Membership renewal for members joining before 9/1/2022*


  • No general membership meeting
  • BOD transition meeting
  • Branch sponsors table at Juneteenth National Independence Day (June 19)
  • Summer issue of newsletter published
  • Recruitment continues for non Art Fair Committee members to work at the Fair
  • For those joining prior to 9/1/2022, membership dues to be paid by June 30*


  • No general membership meeting
  • New officers assume responsibilities
  • VP-Program begins planning for the coming year
  • Art Fair on the Green, last Saturday
  • Committee chairs submit budget requests for coming yearAugust
  • No general membership meeting
  • Membership Directory updated
  • RSVP e-mailing list revised
  • Items for first newsletter of program year due the 20th
  • Internships for Fall Semester posted
  • BOD approves budget for the coming program year*Membership Note:
    Members who joined after 9/1/2022 have a renewal date corresponding to the month they joined.2/17/24 JPE

*Membership Dues After 9/1/2022 Note:  Members who joined after 9/1/2022 have a renewal date corresponding to the month they joined.

2/17/24 JPE