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Over 80,000 clubwomen are united in their dedication to volunteer community service. Diverse in age, interests, and experiences, all clubwomen are united by a desire to create positive change in their communities. This section provides membership information, and forms as well as donation opportunities and the GFWC Marketplace.

2016-2018 GFWC Club Manual

Give light to your ideas with this essential resource for clubs and members.

About Membership Services

GFWC is a membership-based organization and Membership Services is the primary goal of our staff.

Awards, Contests, and Grants

GFWC clubs and members compete for awards, participate in contests, and apply for grants that GFWC offers exclusively for its State Federations, clubs, Regions, districts, and individual members.

Fundraising

GFWC endorses select companies that have programs designed to assist clubs in their fundraising efforts.

Group Exemption Benefit

GFWC is once again offering tax-exempt status as a benefit of membership under GFWC’s group exemption umbrella. The next time GFWC will accept applications for inclusion in GFWC’s group exemption umbrella will be January through March 2018.

LEADS & ILTS

The GFWC LEADS program identifies members who have the potential to assume leadership roles in GFWC beyond their club. ILTS introduces incoming Region Presidents, State Presidents, and State Directors of Junior Clubs to GFWC resources.

Marketplace

Marketplace offers you a wide variety of emblematic merchandise, program guidelines, and leadership, and training materials to help your club fulfill the mission of enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

Mediators Program

Through our Mediators Program, GFWC offers specialized, confidential assistance to all levels of Federation in dealing with membership issues, including recruitment, retention, and new club development.

Membership Benefit Programs

Membership benefit programs GFWC has to offer, including affinity partners.

Membership Discounts

A listing of companies offering special discounts to GFWC members.

Recognition Pins

Recognition pins honor loyal members for their service to their club and Federation.

Recruitment Campaigns

Help your club recruit members and get recognition for it all year long!

GFWC emblem 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.

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