What is this fund supporting?
This fund is supporting organizations whose core activities, leadership, mission and vision are committed to advancing gender equality. Local grants will empower women, girls, Two-Spirit and gender-diverse individuals through projects and programs that include health-related services, peer support, food security and the arts.
The Victoria Foundation is proud to be one of the participating community foundations across Canada taking part in the Fund for Gender Equality in Canada. This program is a collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund which is supported by the Government of Canada. In 2022, the Fund was hosted by participating community foundations who made a total of $3.4M available to projects in their communities across Canada.