Affiliated Organizations

Associated Country Women of the World
ACWW is a non-political, non-sectarian international organization of over nine million members in women’s societies in over 70 countries. It works to improve standards of living for all women and their families through its worldwide projects. ACWW also works with the United Nations on a consultative basis as a non-governmental organization (NGO). The work of ACWW is supported through memberships, Pennies for Friendship and contributions to specific projects. NVON member states are ACWW Category I societies and as such may have 5 voting delegates. Category IV(a), a group interested in the work and activities of ACWW, and Category IV(b), an individual interested in the work and activities of the ACWW, including Life Members, may attend.

Country Women’s Council USA
CWC is a coordinating council composed of ACWW member societies in the United States. It meets annually to promote the work of ACWW. Five category III societies (an umbrella of national organizations consisting of independent member societies): American Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, National Volunteer Outreach Network, Women’s National Farm & Garden Association and 55+ affiliated state societies currently have membership in CWC. Individual membership in ACWW also entitles a person to participate in CWC.