GFWC gives awards for outstanding achievements on an annual or biennial basis at our Annual Convention. Awards are given to clubs and State Federations to recognize their efforts in the program and partnership areas within each GFWC Community Service Program and Special Program. In addition to the GFWC Community Service Program and Special Program awards, GFWC provides awards to recognize individual member accomplishments, club activities, and community improvement efforts. You can see a full list of our most recent award winners here.
State Federation awards are based on membership category, which is determined by the number of individual dues-paying members in each state.
You can download Award Entry Forms from the Club Manual.
Community Improvement Program Award
GFWC Jennie Award
Charlotte Emerson Brown Award
Special Program, Community Service Program, and Advancement Area Awards
For more details regarding the Awards Program, contact the GFWC Programs Department at Programs@GFWC.org.
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.
The Rochester Junior Women's Club
The Rochester Junior Women’s Club (Michigan) was established in 1956 with 16 members, and today has over 70 members that always come together to support one another. The club chooses three or four major charities to support and several smaller ones, donating approximately $30,000 each year. In total since its inception, the club has provided more than 1 million hours of community service, and raised more than $928,000 to support their community!