Your Impact

Each year, thanks to the generosity of our supporters, the Canadian Women’s Foundation makes a measurable difference in communities across Canada.

Your support translates into impact on many levels: it can change the lives of program participants, and ripple outward through their families and communities. It also helps us to build networks that advocate for change at the provincial and national levels — leading toward the advancement of gender equality in Canada.

Impact Report 2018/2019

View the 2018/19 Annual Report (PDF)

Thank you for your tireless support of the Canadian Women’s Foundation! In the 2018-19 annual report, you’ll see snapshots of what we’ve accomplished together. With your support, we have advocated for systemic change, strengthened the women’s sector, and funded community programs across the country that change lives.

View the 2018/19 donors and volunteers list (PDF)

You make the Foundation’s work possible: you are the donors, the corporate partners, the volunteers, the community partners, the gender equality champions, and allies. You all play a key role in advancing equality and we can’t thank you enough for your tireless commitment!

Impact Report 2017/2018


View the 2017/18 Impact Report (PDF)As a supporter of the Canadian Women’s Foundation, you are making all the difference! You change the lives of women and girls across Canada, and you take action to advance gender equality. Your support remains vital to our vision, particularly at this pivotal point in the movement toward gender equity.

View the 2017/18 donors and volunteers list (PDF)At the Canadian Women’s Foundation, we are inspired by the passion and commitment of our supporters – whether they’re volunteers, individual donors, community partners or corporate partners. You have our heartfelt thanks for supporting our vision and mission!


Impact Report 2016/2017

Image of the Canadian Women's Foundation's Interactive annual report 2016/17View the Interactive ReportScroll through our Interactive Impact Report for a dynamic overview of how your support is empowering women and girls across Canada.

    View the 2016/17 Impact Report (PDF)Thanks to you, we support programs and shelters across the country that empower women and girls to move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership. Thanks to you, we’re changing lives and advancing gender equality in Canada.

View the 2016/17 donors and volunteers list (PDF)We couldn’t do our work without the support of our dedicated donors, supporters, and volunteers. A huge thank you to the individuals, community, and corporate partners who support our mission and understand that gender equality strengthens everyone!


Impact Report 2015/2016

View the 2015/16 Impact ReportLast year you helped to support 106 programs and 446 shelters, impacting 67,588 lives.

View the 2015/16 donors and volunteers listThank you for being the spark that ignites change in the lives of women and girls!


Impact Report 2014/2015


You help to change lives and transform communities. Thanks to you, we’re building the capacity of grantee organizations, raising awareness about issues affecting women and girls, and building a community that’s working toward gender equality in Canada.

Read the Impact Report which illustrates how your support helps move women and girls out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence and leadership.

Read the accompanying Gratitude Report which recognizes those who have generously given their time and money to the Canadian Women’s Foundation.


Annual Report 2013/2014

Over the last 24 years, your support has helped to make the Canadian Women’s Foundation one of the ten largest women’s foundations in the world. Thanks to you, we are now the leading voice for women and girls in Canada. Last year, you helped us to raise over $7 million to help women and girls move out of violence, out of poverty and into confidence.Download the PDF


Annual Report 2012/2013

Last year we invested $7,571,295 to help women and girls in Canada move out of violence, out of poverty, and into confidence. You supported ground-breaking programs that address the most critical challenges facing women and girls.Download the PDF


Annual Report 2011/2012

Over the last year, more than 8,850 individuals, foundations and corporations invested in the power of women and the dreams of girls. Your contributions helped us invest in more programs, offer more grants and make a bigger difference in the lives of countless women and girls across the country.Download the PDF


Annual report 2010/2011

In this year’s report, you’ll read stories from our program participants, individual donors, volunteers, staff, Board members, and corporate partners. You’ll read about hardship and hope, empowerment and courage, journeys of transformation, and the strength that comes from sharing.Download the PDF

Thank you for pushing for gender justice, not in spite of the times, but because of them. You know it’s the key to unlocking a better future for us all. (Paulette Senior, President and CEO)

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