Public, Society Benefit

GFWC Woman's Club of Tallahassee, Inc.

  • Tallahassee, FL
  • gfwcwomanscluboftallahassee.org

Mission Statement

The G.F.W.C. Woman's Club of Tallahassee, Inc. aims to preserve and enhance the historic Clubhouse located in Midtown Los Robles, to enhance and support the social/economic/environmental needs of the community, with a primary focus on issues of women and children, and to elevate the awareness of its members to local, regional, and global issues facing society.

Main Programs

  1. Mission Driven Programs
Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

Our primary service area is Tallahassee and Leon County, although because of our location in the state capital, we do support HOBY, a state wide leadership training for high school students. We also partner with the local Hispanic community to support needy Hispanic women and children living in the US or Latin America.

ruling year

2002

Principal Officer since 2002

Self-reported

No Paid Staff

Keywords

Self-reported

historic preservation, community service and enhancement, social service, woman's club, womens, womens club, womans, womans club, woman, women, women's club

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Also Known As

Womans Club of Tallahassee

EIN

59-3688225

 Number

7344835273

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

Community Service Clubs (Kiwanis, Lions, Jaycees, etc.) (S80)

Public, Society Benefit - Multipurpose and Other N.E.C. (W99)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

Self-reported by organization

Preserved and maintained the historic Clubhouse, located in Midtown Los Robles for the use of the general public.Obtained an Historic Marker for our Club House.Focused on addressing the needs of local children and teens through service projects such as the Foster children's Christmas Party, MAAD, Kids Vote, Scholarships for HOBY and Returning Women at TCC, and supporting the Arts programs at Raa Middle School.Raised our visibility through celebration of our 110th Anniversary.Mission support of women and Children in Costa Rica. For the next year, we aim to continue the efforts of the preceding year and enhance our focus on: Finish paying down the mortgage from major renovation and restoration of Clubhouse completed in 2003Scholarships for HOBY and Returning Women at TCCMADDFoster Children Christmas PartyWoodland Hills Academy support projectPyramid Players support projectCo-sponsorship with Tallahassee Symphony Parade of Homes luncheon

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

Mission Driven Programs

Programs are designed to carry out the mission of the GFWC Woman's Club of Tallahassee: 1. Work daily to preserve, maintain and restore the Clubhouse, including developing an endowment to provide a steady income stream dedicated to the building. A House Committee oversees day to day maintenance, repairs, and improvements. 2. Enhance the social environment of women and children through scholarships for returning women over 30, adopt an arts school, support HOBY, provide a backpacks and school supplies for local public schools. 3. Promote conservation of the environment through an annual rummage sale, recycling, beautification and field trips to recycle facilities. 4. Provide support to the Junior Woman's Club, contribute to local hunger campaigns, educate members on health issues, and provide clothing to disadvantaged groups including the students at a school for the developmentally disadvantaged. 5. Include member involvement in local issues such as establishing rail transportation, KIDS Vote, and MADD. Address veterans issues such as making pillow cases for hospitalized veterans, mail correspondence,and providing clothing for homeless veterans.

Category

Human Services, General/Other

Population(s) Served

Females, all ages or age unspecified

Children Only (5 - 14 years)

Other Named Groups

Budget

$61,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

Florida

Our primary service area is Tallahassee and Leon County, although because of our location in the state capital, we do support HOBY, a state wide leadership training for high school students. We also partner with the local Hispanic community to support needy Hispanic women and children living in the US or Latin America.

Funding Needs

Our greatest needs include: Developing a rich endowment to support the preservation of the Historic Clubhouse, so members can focus more fully on community service.Supporting our scholarship efforts.Expanding our membership to include women of all backgrounds.Completing the payment of a mortgage balance from our 2003 Clubhouse restoration project.

Accreditations

Affiliations + Memberships

Florida Federation of Woman's Clubs

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GFWC WOMAN'S CLUB OF TALLAHASSEE, INC
Fiscal year: Jun 01-May 31

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Operations

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GFWC Woman's Club of Tallahassee, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

No Paid Staff

STATEMENT FROM THE Principal Officer

"The GFWC Woman's Club of Tallahassee has no paid staff, all are volunteers."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mrs. Susan McLeod

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Term: June 2014 - May 2016

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