The Community Initiatives Program (CIP) provides funding for organizations that create opportunities for Albertans to engage with and help develop their communities. CIP outcomes are to: strengthen leadership and organizational capacity of community organizations support community-driven goals that have a public benefit
Workplace Opportunities is designed to support employers subject to the Employment Equity Act (the Act) in their efforts to improve designated group representation in areas of low representation through partnerships and industry-tailored strategies. This program will provide funding to eligible recipients to develop tailored solutions to support the four designated groups under the Employment Equity Act [...]
Women in Trade – Export Development Canada (EDC) provides assistance to empowering women entrepreneurs in realizing their global potential.
The BDC Capital Women in Technology (WIT) Venture Fund is one of the world’s largest venture capital funds dedicated to investing in women-led technology companies and helping to build a robust ecosystem to support women in tech today and in the future.
The Startup Canada Women Entrepreneurship Fund invests in high-impact, grassroots initiatives across Canada that advance women entrepreneurship through education, investment, mentorship and access to growth opportunity. The Fund is brought to you in partnership with Startup Canada and Dell Canada in an effort to enable entrepreneurial leaders across Canada to mobilize and create an [...]
Women in Sport Encouragement (WISE) Fund | Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women and Sport and Physical Activity (CAAWS)
CAAWS provides funding to eligible recipients that are offering or creating opportunities and programming for girls and women in sport.
As a women’s foundation, we specialize in helping women and girls move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. Each of our three grant areas have different eligibility and criteria. Specific guidelines for each granting area are posted when the application process opens. Grant proposals are accepted only during scheduled [...]
Global Fund for Women invests in women’s groups that advance the human rights of women and girls. We strengthen women-led groups based outside the United States by providing grants ranging from $5,000 to $30,000 per year for operating and project expenses. First-time grant awards generally range from $5,000 to $13,000 per year. We value [...]
Note: The former Status of Women Community Grant Program has been consolidated under the Community Initiatives Program (CIP) – Project Based stream for community-based initiatives focused on addressing gender-based violence, women’s economic security and women in leadership. CIP Project-Based funding is approved on a matching basis. The applicant must contribute towards the expenses of the [...]
The objective of the Women’s Program is to achieve the full participation of women in the economic, social and democratic life of Canada. Funding is provided to eligible organizations in support of projects at the local, regional and national levels that address the following three priority areas: Ending violence against women and girls Improving [...]