GFWC General Federation of Women's Clubs

GFWC General Federation of Women's Clubs
Our Purpose
2016 - 2018 GFWC Texas Executive Committee
2016 - 2018 GFWC Texas District Presidents
GFWC Texas Bylaws and Standing Rules
Donate to Louisiana Disaster Fund
District and Club Websites
Fall Board 2016 Registration & Hotel Information
Texas Clubwoman
Events and Activities
Federation Links
GFWC Texas Membership Brochure
GFWC Texas Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Grant Program
GFWC Partnerships
TFWC Club Grant
Becoming a Member
GFWC/TFWC Juniorette's
Flower Power Fundraiser promoted by GFWC
Newly Revised Scholarship Information
Tax Exempt 990-EZ or 990N Electric Postcard/How to Re-instate your 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4)
2016 Treasurer's Remittance Form
Districts of the TFWC
Prayers and Concerns
2016-2018 GFWC Texas Directory

GFWC Website Link

The General Federation of Women's Clubs was founded in 1890 but traces its roots back to 1868 when an accomplished newspaperwoman, Jane Cunningham Croly, was denied admittance to a banquet honoring Charles Dickens at the all-male New York Press Club. She organized an all-woman club (Sorosis) and held another banquet honoring Mr. Dickens. The Sorosis Club members soon learned of other women's clubs and proposed a conference. In 1889 the delegates from 61 clubs met in New York City and the new constitution and organizational plans were adopted in 1890. The US Congress chartered the GFWC in 1901. The national headquarters is now located in Washington, DC. See the organization's web site at for more information.