The Gender Equity Fund will support initiatives in the Capital Region that drive cultural, economic and political changes required to make gender equity a reality. Through grants as well as the Foundation’s strategic initiatives, the Fund will support the identification and development of solutions to address issues related to gender equity, focusing on the experiences of self-identified women, non-binary, and gender non-conforming people.

Curious what types of organizations this fund supports?

Until May 14th, your gift to a Community Action Fund will be distributed through Victoria Foundation’s trusted Community Grants Program. Visit our 2021 Distributions Page to see examples of gender equity projects funded last year when this Gender Equity Fund supported the Community Recovery Program.

Want to learn more about local organizations?

Visit our Vital People page to hear the stories of people and organizations working on local issues. You can also visit our What’s New page to stay up to date on Victoria Foundation initiatives.

Interested in more than one cause area?

Visit our main Community Action Funds page to learn more about our other funds.

This Fund supports the following Sustainable Development Goals:


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