Federation of American Women's Clubs Overseas

Founded in 1931, FAWCO is an international network of independent volunteer clubs and associations. There are 75+ member clubs in 40 countries worldwide, with a total membership in excess of 15,000. FAWCO serves as a resource and channel of information among its members, promotes the rights of U.S. citizens overseas; is active as a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) with consultative status to the UN Economic and Social Council; and contributes to the global community through its Task Forces and The FAWCO Foundation, which provides development grants and education awards. FAWCO and The FAWCO Foundation also collaborate on emergency funding for disaster relief.