Canadian Women’s Foundation: Safer + Stronger Grants

Safer + Stronger Grants 

Challenge the Rising Risk of Gender-Based Violence in the Pandemic

Available  beginning December 17, 2020. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until February 15, 2021

Grants Are For: Women’s organizations and other organizations offering significant gender-based violence supports and services to women to:

  • Prepare surge capacity to deal with an anticipated influx seeking support as a result of increased gender-based violence during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Support their ability to help address, prevent and reduce gender-based violence

Grants Will: support organizations’ ability to help address, prevent and reduce gender-based violence and deal with an influx of people seeking support due to an increase in gender-based violence in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Amount You Can Apply For: requests can range between $10,000 and $200,000.

**Larger grants may be appropriate for national or regional activities, or when a coalition of organizations comes together to jointly undertake activities. If you are a single organization requesting a grant over $75,000, please reach out to your Regional Grants Advisor to discuss your ideas first.

Application Deadlines:
Apply as early as possible. We will accept applications on a continuous basis until February 15, 2021 or until the funds are fully distributed. Applications that are received on or before the deadline for a cycle will be reviewed and approved together.

  • January 8, 2021
  • January 18, 2021
  • February 1, 2021
  • February 15, 2021

Proposals must be received by 11:59 p.m. on the deadline date to be considered.

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.