Who Can Join

Any national non-governmental organization (NGO) that includes the welfare of children as part of its mandate of direct or indirect service may be a voting member of IFCW upon application to and acceptance by the IFCW Executive Committee.

Any foundation or funding agency, state or national governmental agency, academic institution, and any international agency may join the IFCW as a non-voting associate member upon application to and acceptance by the IFCW Executive Committee.

Any individual who is not associated with an entity eligible for membership may join the IFCW as a non-voting individual member upon application to and acceptance by the IFCW Executive Committee.

For all membership categories, current IFCW members in an applicant’s country are consulted as part of the application procedure and prior to consideration by the Executive Committee.