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Status of Women Canada Community Fund Call for Proposals 2009/2010

Deadline September 30, 2009

The purpose of this Call for Proposals is to solicit funding applications for the Women's Community Fund of the Women's Program, Status of Women Canada. The call is open to eligible not-for-profit and for-profit organizations to carry out projects at the local, regional, provincial/territorial and national levels.

The Women's Program Community Fund provides grants to projects at the local, regional and national levels. The objective of this fund is to address the economic and social situation of women and their participation in democratic life through projects that directly support women in their communities.

Status of Women Canada will focus its support on projects that address its 2009-2010 priorities:

  • eliminating violence against women and girls;
  • improving women's and girl's economic security and prosperity; and
  • encouraging women and girls in leadership and decision-making roles.

Deadline for submission of proposals: September 30, 2009.

For more information, visit http://www.swc-cfc.gc.ca/fun-fin/wcf-fcf/guide-eng.html.

[Source: Health Equity Council listserv, http://healthequitycouncil.ca/dev/content/view/32/44/]