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Please note: the Canadian Women’s Foundation does not provide counselling or services to individuals. We fund and support organizations that help women and girls, but we do not provide services directly.

Canadian Women’s Foundation – National Office

Address:  1920 Yonge Street, Suite 302
Toronto, Ontario, M4S 3E2

Phone: 416-365-1444
Toll Free: 1-866-293-4483
TTY: 416-365-1732
Fax: 416-365-1745 | Toll Free 1-877-293-7490

Our Departments

Suzanne Duncan, Vice President, Philanthropy
Crystal Daniel, Manager, Philanthropy, Corporate Partnerships
Laura Owen, Senior Director, Philanthropic and Planned Giving
Vanessa Pagratis, Manager, Philanthropy
Kara Witter, Manager, Philanthropy, Corporate Partnerships

Anuradha Dugal, Vice President, Community Initiatives

Delma Autut, Senior Associate, Community Initiatives
Melissa Bagirakandi Capacity Building Coordinator, Community Initiatives
Hélène Bigras-Dutrisac, Knowledge Exchange Manager, Community Initiatives
Karen Campbell, Director, Community Initiatives
Ann Decter, Senior Director, Community Initiatives
Sagal Dualeh, Director, Investment Readiness Program
Pamela Fillion, Coordinator, WAGE/IRP
Liz Fu, Capacity Building Coordinator, Community Initiatives
Sumayya Hafeez, Grants Coordinator, Community Initiatives
Jacqueline Hall, Program Manager
Anathalie Jean-Charles, Knowledge Exchange Manager, Community Initiatives
Rifka Khalilieh, Grants Coordinator
Aleah Loney, Bilingual Manager, Investment Readiness Program
Nathalie Lozano, Program Manager, Community Initiatives
Phaedra Maicantis, Manager, Investment Readiness Program
Violet McCrady, Grants Coordinator, Community Initiatives
Keetha Mercer, Director, Community Initiatives & Grants
Kathleen Pemberton, Program Coordinator, AfterMeToo
Catherine Plouffe Jetté, Program Manager, Community Initiatives
Kristen Williams Administrative Coordinator, Community Initiatives and Public Engagement
Aliina Vaisanen, Program Manager, Community Initiatives

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If you are a supporter and have opted into receiving phone communications from us, you may be contacted by our partner Public Outreach, who is making calls on our behalf to engage with our community of supporters. They would be calling from the following numbers only:

  • West: 780-809-7460
  • East: 289-459-2372

We take your privacy and the security of your personal information very seriously. If ever you are unsure about the legitimacy of a call you have received, or if you would like to opt out of hearing from us by phone, please contact Shagana Ehamparam, Manager of Individual Giving and Community Fundraising, at or at 1.866.293.4483 ext. 224.