Why invest in women and girls?

As a women’s foundation, we specialize in helping women and girls move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.

This mandate makes us proudly unique.

We are the only national foundation in Canada dedicated to giving women and girls a chance for a better life.

Here are the key reasons we focus on women and girls:

  • Improving gender equality improves economic and social conditions for everyone. (MORE>>>)
  • Women and girls deserve a chance for a better life—free from violence, poverty, and rigid stereotypes that limit their potential. (MORE>>>)
  • Women and girls face different kinds of economic and social challenges, which require different kinds of solutions. (MORE>>>)
  • Helping women and girls is cost effective and creates very successful outcomes. (MORE>>>)

Helping women and girls is not only the right thing to do, it’s an intelligent investment in a better future.

Across the globe, people are beginning to recognize the economic and social benefits of improving gender equality. We are linked to this global movement through membership in the Women’s Funding Network.

You can help stop the violence, end poverty, and empower girls.