International Monetary Fund

IMF Family Association (IMFFA)

IMF Family Association (IMFFA)

The IMF Family Association (IMFFA) is a volunteer organization comprising the spouses and partners of IMF staff. Its members are from the over 190 countries represented at the IMF.


IMF Family Association members create an environment for personal and professional support, socializing, and learning.

Who are we?

We are a community of multicultural spouses and partners, and individuals who believe in thriving families.

Leadership and Membership

IMFFA was founded 35 years ago by spouses of the IMF. Today, IMFFA is led by a ten-member Executive Board. Board meetings are monthly and terms are held for one year. The IMFFA office has one full-time staff member, the Project Assistant. The Board, approximately 20 committee chairs, and 50 volunteers lead monthly and annual events.

How is IMFFA vital to the Fund?

IMFFA efforts are strongly supported by the IMF Human Resources Department (HRD). Together with the help of consultants and staff in HRD, IMFFA offers an array of support to members including:


  • Career services and networking skills
  • Transitional and career coaching
  • Personal development workshops
  • Education and schooling options
  • English courses
  • Emergency and domestic abuse references
  • Legal resources
  • Spouse and partner orientations

*Please call our office for more information about what services are provided by HRD or IMFFA.

IMFFA offers plenty of opportunities for socializing and self-development with fascinating people and professionals from around the globe. No matter if you are married, single, with or without children, there is something for everyone including:


  • Career networking happy hours
  • Art exhibits, tours and courses
  • Monthly open houses
  • Coffee mornings and children’s groups
  • Transitional and career coaching
  • International cooking and music events
  • Book clubs, cultural trips, and crafts
  • Well-being and yoga

IMFFA Office

Temporarily Located:
1919 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C., 20006
Open: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (M-F)

Tel.: (202) 623-7696
Fax: (202) 623-6887