The Money Matters Section of the GFWC-NC website provides information and guidance on a variety of financial matters including dues, sending payments to GFWC-NC, items for sale through GFWC-NC, GFWC-NC endowment funds, sending contributions to GFWC-NC including giving toward disaster relief projects, scholarships and grants available through GFWC-NC, and answers to frequently asked questions concerning club financial issues.


Please contact us for information regarding dues.


Please use the Remittance Form when submitting annual dues payments to GFWC-NC Headquarters. This form is sent out from Headquarters with the roster mailing in October and can be found in the Forms Section of the Administration Book.

Special Funds

GFWC-NC has a number of special funds. Clubs should contact GFWC-NC Headquarters if they have questions concerning gifts to special funds. The following is a brief description of some of the special funds:

*The General Fund is an investment fund from which funds are used to supplement the budget. Clubs and members are urged to make donations to this fund.

*The Legacy Fund is an investment fund. Clubs and members are urged to make donations to this fund which is a permanent assent of GFWC-NC. Memorial or Honorarium contributions are also accepted.

*The Katie McAulay Rankin Art Endowment Fund, established in April 1977, finances the various crafts, visual arts, and Artfest competitions for students at the annual State Arts Festival.  Donations to this fund are invested, with the dividends used to fund the Arts Festival.

*Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship Fund is an investment fund.  Donations to this fund are invested, with the dividends used to fund the four bachelor degree scholarships.  Scholarship checks are written and sent directly to the school of choice

Mary K. Whitener Scholarship Fund, Beginning the 2019-2020 academic year, the GFWC of North Carolina Mary K. Whitener Music Scholarship is a four-year music scholarship to an incoming freshman at Catawba College. Catawba College will administer and award the scholarship each year. GFWC-NC clubs and members are encouraged to make donations to GFWC-NC for the scholarship and the contributions will be sent to Catawba College to be invested in the fund.

*The GFWC-NC Greeson-Johnson Teaching Scholarship Fun began during the 2010-2012 Administration. Donations to this fund are invested, with the dividends used to fund the scholarship. It is awarded to a rising college junior who has declared a major in Education to become a K-12 teacher. The winner is awarded a one-time $2,000 scholarship and the runner-up receives a one-time award of $500. THE GFWC-NC GREESON-JOHNSTON TEACHING SCHOLARSHIP HAS BEEN SUSPENDED FOR 2021.

The 1902 Society  began during the Centennial year of GFWC-NC to honor it’s founding year. Clubs and members are urged to make donations which will support the GFWC-NC General Fundraising.

The GFWC/SER CANDIDACY FUND may be used for any GFWC-NC member who is an officially endorsed candidate running for GFWC or Southeastern Region (SER) office, or currently serving as a GFWC or SER officer, to cover expenses pertaining to the candidacy or installation of said office.  All expenses must be approved by the Board of Trustees prior to any disbursements.  These funds shall be held in an investment account.

Attention clubs – *A minimum contribution of $25 to each of the following is one of the requirements for recognition as an Honor Club: Art Fund, Legacy Fund, Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship Fund, Corporate Champions for Women and Children (CCWC), & General Trust Fund.


GFWC-NC awards several scholarships on an annual basis. These currently include the following:

  • The Sallie Southall Cotten Scholarship (SSCS)
  • The Lucy Bramlette Patterson Award for Excellence in Creative Writing
  • The GFWC-NC Greeson-Johnson Teaching Scholarship

Donations, Honorariums & Memorials

Donations, Honorariums and Memorials