Benefits of Belonging

General Federation of Women’s Clubs
“Living the Volunteer Spirit”

Membership in GFWC is first and foremost about volunteerism.  In all 50 states and more than a dozen countries, or members work together to create global change. GFWC clubwomen are mothers, wives, daughters, doctors, teachers, and community leaders who are dedicated to enhancing the lives of others through volunteer service.

The greatest benefit of membership is being part of a world-wide volunteer movement of women working to better the lives of countless men, women, and children all over the world.  The collective impact of GFWC clubwomen working together to assist those in need demonstrates the true power of Federation.

Individual Rewards 

  • Free tours of GFWC’s Historic Headquarters
  • Website
  • GFWC Club Manual
  • Subscription to weekly E-Newsletter “News & Notes”
  • GFWC Clubwoman Magazine
  • GFWC on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, GFWC App
  • GFWC Annual Convention
  • GFWC Legislative Action Center
  • GFWC Membership Discounts
    • Veterinary Pet Insurance – VPI
    • Travel
      • Avis
      • Budget
      • Collette Guided Tours
      • Cruises Only
      • Motel 6
      • Orlando Vacations
      • Red Roof Inn
      • TNT Vacations
      • Wyndham Hotel
    • American Hearing Benefits
    • Office Depot

 Club Rewards

  • GFWC Club Manual
  • Partner with Nationally Recognized Community Service Projects
    • Prevent Child Abuse
    • March of Dimes
    • St. Jude’s Children Research Hospital
    • Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership
    • Canine Companions for Independence
    • Heifer Project International
    • Operation Smile
    • United Nations Foundation Shot@Life
    • U.S. Fund for UNICEF
  • Group Tax-Exemption Status
  • Professional assistance with Club History Projects
    • Through our Women’s History and Resource Center
  • Programming Support and Training through the GFWC Staff
  • Access to Liability Coverage
  • GFWC Resolutions
  • GFWC Bylaws
  • Eligibility for GFWC Awards, Contests, and Grants
  • LEADS Officer Training
  • GFWC Marketplace
  • GFWC Mediator Program

The most significant benefit of belonging to GFWC is the support, encouragement, comfort, enthusiasm, creativity, and friendship shared by members from all walks of life, with varied perspectives, diverse backgrounds and different experiences.







July 20

Volunteers in Action: GFWC Woman’s Citizenship Club and Cosmopolitan Club of Petal

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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.

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