The AIWCC is a member of the Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas (FAWCO), an international network of over 75 independent clubs with a combined membership of 15,000 in 38 countries worldwide.
Founded in 1931, FAWCO is a non-partisan, not-for-profit corporation. A non-governmental organization (NGO) accredited by the United Nations, FAWCO has special consultative status to the UN Economic and Social Council and is a member of the Conference of NGOs. Through the FAWCO Foundation, its philanthropic arm, FAWCO offers scholarships, funds development grants and supports emergency relief.
AIWCC gains valuable ideas and support by networking with other FAWCO member clubs. Through the FAWCO Foundation, our members (and their children) are eligible for scholarships and also have the opportunity to influence and participate in worldwide fundraising and awareness campaigns. FAWCO also keeps us abreast of developments in overseas voting for US citizens, social security and citizenship issues.
The AIWCC is a member of FAWCO’s Region 5, which includes sister clubs:American Women’s Association of Vienna