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Deadline: Monday, February 5th, 2018

The Canadian Women’s Foundation is now accepting proposals for the 2018-2019 Annual Violence Prevention Grants.

Use this link to register for the online application portal, Registration

Once you have registered and logged in, please use the following link to access your application in progress, My Account

Organizations can apply for grants that address one of the following goals:

Prevent gender-based violence through programs for girls only, or for teens of all genders (11 to 19 years old);

Support for women’s organizations and programs involving women and children in rebuilding their lives after experiencing violence;

Provide interest-free loan funds to women who have experienced violence.

We will select approximately 25 grants up to a maximum of $20,000 each. If your organization and work fits the selection criteria, you may apply for additional funding of up to $3,000 to assist with access costs. Please note that if you have already received funding for the same project for THREE years, you may NOT reapply for the same project.
If in doubt, please contact us to verify.

The submission deadline is February 5, 2018 at 11:59 pm PST.
Proposals submitted after this date will not be considered.

Contact us with your questions:
If you have any questions, please e-mail or telephone:
Phone: 416-365-1444 Fax: 416-365-1745
Toll free: 1-866-293-4483 TTY: 416-365-1732

Keetha Mercer (ext. 238)
Program Manager, Community Initiatives

Rifka Khalilieh (ext. 223)
Administrator, Community Initiatives

Need more information?
To learn more about our violence prevention work:

1. See projects that have received Violence Prevention Grants in the past
2. Learn the facts about violence against women in Canada
3. Read our research reports and tip sheets, see our webinars.

These grants are made possible by the generous support of:

Canadian Women’s Foundation Annual Campaign Supporters: Winners and HomeSense, and Rogers Media. Major funding partner: Royal LePage Shelter Foundation. The Canadian Women’s Foundation Violence Prevention Fund Supporters: TD Bank Group, Scotiabank Fund, Assured Natural Distribution, Aimee Quitevis Memorial Fund, Tony McNaughton Memorial Fund, Paula Menendez and Julie Crocker Memorial Fund, Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, and other businesses, organizations, and individuals.