Download the 2018-2020 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The GFWC Club Manual is a living document, and will be updated to reflect new and outdated information.
Public Issues Community Service Program, Page 4 (Updated 7-12-18)
Women’s History and Resource Center Advancement Guide, Pages 1-3 (Updated 10-5-18)
Juniors’ Special Program: Advocates for Children, Page 3 (Updated 3-28-19)
Juniors’ Special Program: Advocates for Children, Page 3 (Updated 6-14-19)
Club Manual Cover
Statistical & Award Entry Forms
Special Programs and Community Service Programs
Awards, Contests, and Grants
Karyn McCarthy is a club-building machine. She has already helped form five successful GFWC Illinois clubs. How does she do it? A seemingly inexhaustible supply of energy certainly helps.
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!