Federation of
Genealogical Societies

A gathering point for genealogical societies with resources to grow & thrive

Serving the Needs of  Societies Across the United States and Internationally

FGS Webmaster Search

FGS is searching for a webmaster to serve in that position beginning 1 January 2020 or sooner (if possible) and ending in October 2020 with the merger of FGS and the National Genealogical Society (NGS).

The FGS Webmaster is a volunteer position. Experience with a website building platform is required. WordPress experience is preferred. Click here for details about the position.

Contact FGS President Faye Stallings at president@fgs.org if you are interested or have questions.

FGS Voice

The Fall Edition of the FGS FORUM is Now Available!

  The Fall 2019 Issue of FORUM is now available. Log in to your FGS account to access the magazine. Here’s a peek at what…

NGS and FGS Announce Intent to Merge

In a historic move, the boards of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) and the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) announced…

RPAC at FGS 2019 in DC — Is This A Breakthrough?

The FGS Annual Conference being held this week at the Omni Shoreham hotel in DC will feature a Records Preservation and Access…

Save the Date!

FGS 2020 Conference

FGS 2020 Conference, Kansas City, Missouri, Sept 2–5

September 2–5

Kansas City, Missouri

Check out the updated responsibilities for member society delegates. If your society hasn't designated a delegate, review the FGS Website User Guide to learn how to set up their account.

This guide provides information for FGS members and FORUM  subscribers regarding managing their account and accessing member benefits or subscriptions.


Linking the Genealogical Community

FGS represents members of hundreds of genealogical societies across the United States and other nations.