July 20, 2016
2016-2018 GFWC Club Manual
Download the 2016-2018 GFWC Club Manual, the best resource for your club’s efforts in enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service. Read about each of GFWC’s advancement areas, community service programs, and special programs. You’ll also find complete rules and criteria for all of GFWC’s awards, contests, and grants, along with the guidelines for the reporting system.
The GFWC Club Manual is a living document, and will be updated to reflect new and outdated information. If you wish to have a PDF file of the full Club Manual emailed to you for printing purposes, please contact PR@GFWC.org.
The Statistic & Award Entry Forms were updated on August 1, 2016.
Education Community Service Program was updated on August 3, 2016.
Juniors’ Special Program: Advocates for Children was updated on August 18, 2016.
GFWC Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention was updated on August 18, 2016.
Communications and Public Relations Advancement Guide was updated on September 12, 2016. (Page 1)
Fundraising and Development Advancement Guide was updated on September 12, 2016. (Page 1)
Public Issues and Community Service Program was updated on October 3, 2016. (Page 4)
GFWC Signature Program: Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention was updated on November 18, 2016 (Page 8)
International Outreach Community Service Program was updated on December 1, 2016. (Pages 4 and 5)
The State Statistical Form & Award Entry Forms were updated on December 14, 2016.
Juniors’ Special Program: Advocates for Children was updated on January 11, 2017. (Contact information for St. Jude)
2016-2018 Administration Calendar was updated on February 22, 2017.
Conservation Community Service Program was updated on March 21, 2017.
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Statistical & Award Entry Forms
Special Programs and Community Service Programs
Awards, Contests, and Grants
Personable, professional, and a proven leader, Marian St.Clair serves as GFWC First Vice-President. Marian’s unique talents and skills make her a dedicated and dynamic leader.
Success For Survivors Scholarship
Each year, GFWC awards scholarships to help intimate partner abuse survivors obtain a post-secondary education that offers a chance to reshape their future by securing employment and gaining personal independence.
GFWC Ossoli Circle
GFWC Ossoli Circle, located in Knoxville Tennessee, was founded in 1885 as a literary society and is the oldest federated women’s club in the South. Its founder, Lizzie Crozier French, was a suffragist who was inspired to create the club after visiting the Sorosis Woman’s Club in 1868.