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Who We Are

Nearly 80,000 members strong, the General Federation of Women's Clubs is united in its dedication to volunteer community service. While diverse in age, interests, and experiences, all clubwomen are united by a desire to create positive change in their communities.


The latest approved version of GFWC Bylaws.

GFWC Leadership

GFWC Leadership extends from the national level, down through region, state, and local levels.

History and Mission

GFWC clubs and clubwomen are the fabric that binds not only the Federation, but the communities in which they live and work.


The GFWC staff works with the International President at GFWC Headquarters in Washington, DC. The current staff is listed, by department, here.

State Federation and Club Websites

A list of GFWC member clubs' websites from across the country and internationally.

Visit Us

GFWC Headquarters is a National Landmark in the Dupont Circle neighborhood in Washington, DC. Come visit!

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The GFWC Club Manual is a living document, and will be updated to reflect new and outdated information.

Club Manual