General Federation of Women’s Club of North Carolina, Inc. (GFWC-NC) is part of the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), which is one of the world's largest and oldest nondenominational, nonpartisan, international women’s volunteer service organization. With over 140 clubs throughout North Carolina, clubwomen have been dedicated to Community Improvement through Volunteer Service since 1902.
GFWC has more than 4,000 local clubs in the United States and clubs in over a dozen countries globally. Clubs shape their local agendas to suit their particular community needs. They benefit from membership services, materials, and program support from the state and national Federation levels working through the six program areas of Arts, Conservation, Education, Home Life, International Outreach and Public Issues.
Established in 1890, GFWC has over one hundred thousand members worldwide. Its headquarters is in Washington, D.C., and is a National Historic Landmark, which houses the Women's History and Resource, a repository for books and resources devoted to women's history and women in volunteerism. For more information contact GFWC Headquarters, 1734 N Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036-2990, 202-347-3168, FAX 202-835-0246 or visit their web site at www.gfwc.org.
2016-2018 GFWC-NC President's and Director of Junior Clubs' Theme is Focus on Federation...Building our LEGACY.
2016-2018 GFWC Special Program is Domestic Violence Awareness and Prevention.
2016-2018 GFWC Juniors' Special Program is Advocates for Children.