COVID-19: How Your Support Helps Women and Girls During the Pandemic

Cape Breton Centre for Craft & Design

Cultural Leadership Equity Program This program is developing cultural leadership hubs to help support and meet the unique needs of women in rural Cape Breton-Unama’ki, in Mi’kmaq and settler communities across the island. In each hub, a cultural leader will coordinate mentorship of women in culture-based skills and small business development while forming a supportive […]


YWCA Halifax

Level UP: Building for Community and Preparing for Growth This project will prepare YWCA Halifax for investment readiness by preparing a compelling investment case through consultations with architects, consultants, engineers and diverse communities and staff to develop a 2,000 sq. ft. expansion of the YWCA’s centre in Spryfield. This proposed construction project will create more […]


Rural Education and Leadership Program for GSAs (R.E.A.L. Program)

The Youth Project, Halifax The R.E.A.L. program will engage students who are involved in Gay-Straight Alliances (GSAs) in five rural areas across the province, helping them develop leadership skills and educate their school communities. Creating confident GSA students and a more educated and welcoming community will reduce violence. By providing support, the project builds resilience […]


From Safety Planning to Safety Assessment: Enhancing Risk Management in the Lives of Women and their Children

Juniper House, Yarmouth This project will integrate the safety assessment and risk management approach used by The Redwood, which offers shelter and support services to women and children, to optimize service at Juniper House. This grant  enables Juniper House to research and identify the supports needed by women in the rural Nova Scotia area. This […]


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