Foundation / Corporation
Canadian Women’s Foundation
04/09/20 11:59 PM PST
Grants to Canada nonprofit organizations and First Nations Bands to help women develop greater economic prosperity. The Foundation seeks to prioritize funding to organizations that reach women who face multiple barriers, in communities where the needs are greatest. The Foundation aims to help social purpose organizations become investment ready to access the new Social Finance Fund, set to launch in 2020.
The Foundation believes that promoting entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as the growth of micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises helps women develop greater economic prosperity. With more knowledge and experience in the use of social finance mechanisms and tools, the women’s sector will be better able to support these enterprises.
Through the Investment Readiness Program funding, the Foundation aims to boost women’s sector participation in social innovation and social finance. This is especially important for organizations that serve women who face multiple barriers and are underrepresented in this field.
Through the Investment Readiness Funding, the Foundation aims to:
Organizations can apply for grants to access services/supports that will help advance a Social Purpose/Social Innovation/Business Initiative that they are developing, embedding, or scaling.
What is funded:
GrantWatch ID#: 187017
The Foundation will fund approximately 40 grants across the 3 cycles of this 2-year funding program.
Up to $50,000
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_5647?SA=AM
Phone: 416-365-1444, Fax: 416-365-1745
Toll free: 1-866-293-4483, TY: 416-365-1732
For questions related to eligibility requirements, technical issues, troubleshooting, and/or the
online application process in the portal, please contact:
Phaedra Maicantis (Grants Administrator) ext. 263
Rifka Khalilieh (Grants Administrator) ext. 223
For substantive questions related to the proposed project, please contact:
Sagal Dualeh (Director, Investment Readiness) ext. 221
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