The AWC is a non-profit, voluntary organization that provides fun, friendship and social support to its members living permanently or temporarily in Denmark and promotes mutual understanding between the US and Denmark, particularly through philanthropic work.
We raise money for annual philanthropic grants to projects in Copenhagen, tri-annual cultural awards to Americans in Denmark and tri-annual scholarships to Danes wishing to study in the United States. We encourage the American spirit of volunteerism among our membership by asking members to contribute time and energy to out fundraising and community efforts. If this sounds like fun to you, join us! You can e-mail us at email@example.com
We have about 200 members, both women and men, of numerous nationalities, though we are predominantly Americans (65%) and predominantly women (95%).
AWC is a member organization of FAWCO, the Federation of American Women's Club Overseas: a network of independent American and international volunteer organizations representing private-sector American citizens overseas.
It is a resource and channel of information for its member clubs, contributes actively to the global community and represents the interests of all Americans abroad. Founded in 1931, FAWCO has over 75 member clubs throughout the world with more than 15,000 members. A recognized non-governmental organization (NGO) since 1995, FAWCO was granted special consultative status to the Economic and Social Council of the UN in 1997.