GFWC’s “United by Our Diversity” Recruitment Campaign
Help your club recruit members and get recognition for it! Report your successful recruitment events and new members to GFWC Headquarters as part of GFWC’s Recruitment Campaign. The 2018-2020 GFWC Membership Committee theme is United by Our Diversity!
Plan creative membership recruitment campaigns and events around the many national awareness and commemoration months and days aligned with GFWC Special Programs and Community Service Programs. See the 2018-2020 GFWC Club Manual for more information about GFWC Membership, Special Programs, and Community Service Programs. You can also find a list of themed celebration days and months in the current GFWC Year in Pictures Calendar.
|Retention||June, July and August
due September 1
due December 1
|Mentoring|| December, January
Recruitment Report due March 1
|Recognition|| March, April and May
Recruitment Report due June 1
Clubs achieving and reporting three new members on the GFWC Recruitment Campaign Report form (under “R” on the Resources page) will be recognized in GFWC Clubwoman Magazine. Please submit a report even if your club only recruited one or two new members. Every Member Counts!
Funding is now available to help underwrite membership recruiting and rebuilding in your community. GFWC is offering $50 grants for club member recruitment programs four times annually. The application process is straightforward and easy to complete. Apply today for the funding necessary to conduct a successful recruiting event.
GFWC Illinois is pleased to have Trisha Schafer serve as the 2018-2020 GFWC Director of Junior Clubs. Trisha has been a GFWC member for 29 years. She was first a member of the Nebraska Federation in a General Club where she served as Vice President and President from 1989-1990. At the same time, she belonged to a state-wide Junior Club. Trisha served as the Junior Public Relations Chair at the Nebraska State Level from 1990-1991.
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.
Junior Woman's Club of State College
When Robbin Zirkle moved back to the area after grad school, she addressed the challenge many people face as adults—making new friends— by joining the Junior Woman’s Club of State College (Pennsylvania). GFWC provided her a place to connect with like-minded women who shared her passion for community service.