The GFWC was established in 1890 and now has more than 6500 local clubs in the United States and clubs in over 20 countries. Local clubs are able to shape their agendas to suit their particular community's needs. Current membership for the GFWC exceeds one million members worldwide.
GFWC Headquarters is located in Washington, DC at 1734 N Street NW and is a National Historic Landmark that houses the Women's History and Resource, a repository for books and resources devoted to women's history and women in volunteerism. If you are visiting the DC area GFWC Headquarters welcomes tours! For more information or to schedule a tour, call (202) 347-3168, ext. 137. Tours are available Monday - Friday from 9:00am -4:00pm.
The North Carolina Federation of Women's Clubs was organized May 27, 1902 at Salem College in Winston Salem, NC. Our Motto is "The Union of All For the Good of All". The name of the organization was changed in May 1998 to GFWC-NC, Inc. to better identify the North Carolina Federation with its parent organization. GFWC-NC Headquarters is located at 6050 Six Forks Road, Unit A, Raleigh, NC 27609. You may call them toll free at (800) 448-8684.
The GFWC of North Carolina serves its members, their communities and the State of North Carolina in a variety of ways:
(1) Scholarships, (2) Community Service Projects, (3) Legislative Outreach, (4) Educational Opportunities, (5) Leadership Training, (6) Advocacy, and (7) Networking.