As a member of the Village Improvement Association (VIA), you also become a member of the state organization Delaware State Federation of Women's Clubs (DSFWC) and the General Federation of Women's Clubs (GFWC), an international group of women volunteers with a historic legacy and continuing tradition of community service. The local membership requirements include:


  • prospective member must have two sponsors before attending first VIA general membership meeting. An eligible sponsor is a current member with at least a one year membership in the VIA who has not sponsored another member in the last twelve months.
  • attendance at an orientation session with their sponsors
  • attendance at three regular monthly meetings
  • payment of annual dues
  • approval by the VIA Executive Board