GFWC Website Contest

EFFECTIVE OUTREACH TO MEMBERS AND COMMUNITIES INCREASINGLY RELIES ON THE ABILITY TO SHARE INFORMATION ONLINE. Clear-cut, well-organized, and frequently updated websites convey credibility, enthusiasm, and effectiveness. A high-quality website is a key component in your public relations outreach, membership recruiting and retention, program development, and operational planning. The GFWC Website Contest aims to challenge clubs and State Federations to employ their websites as membership tools with organized and updated content that presents a professional and credible source of information.

DEADLINE Entries must be received via email by March 15 in the year in which they will be judged.

AWARDS CLUB LEVEL A first, second, and third place certificate will be awarded annually at the GFWC Convention to three clubs in the nation.

STATE LEVEL GFWC certificates are awarded at the GFWC Convention to one State Federation in each membership category to recognize outstanding achievement in website implementation and maintenance  

Contest Rules:

• Only one website per club or State Federation may be submitted.
• The website homepage must contain a link to
• The website must include contact information for at least one member, defined as email address, telephone number, and/or mailing address.
• The website may continue to be updated after the contest deadline date.
• Submissions must be made via email to
• The subject line of the submission email must read Website Contest Entry.
• The submission email must be received by 11:59 p.m. on March 15 in the year in which website entries will be judged.
• The submission email must include: – Club/State Federation name – Website address – President’s name and contact information – Name and contact information of person submitting the entry – Number of club/State Federation members – 250-word essay describing website’s purpose and the club’s/State Federation’s approach website maintenance

2016 - 2018 Website Contest information from GFWC Manual (pdf)

There will be a $50 award given annually at the GFWC Annual International Convention to one club to recognize outstanding achievement in the GFWC Website Contest.

Please check the GFWC Club Manual for a complete set of instructions and rules for the Website Contest.