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takes part in the national
Fund for Gender Equality


SurreyCaresis proud to be one of participating community foundations across Canada taking part in the Fund for Gender Equality in Canada, a new collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada and the Equality Fund which is supported by the Government of Canada. In 2022, the Fund will be hosted by participating community foundations who will make a total of $3.4M available to projects in their communities. 

We believe that a just recovery is a feminist recovery. To create communities of true belonging, we need to advance gender equality across the country. By participating in the Fund for Gender Equality, we and other participating foundations are also committing to a number of other actions, including an examination of our own organizational and investment practices for women. By catalyzing the community foundation movement and the thousands of Canadians we connect with each day, we believe we can do more than just foster gender equality. We have an opportunity to begin removing the long-standing barriers to it.

To learn more about the Fund and whether your organization might be eligible to apply: 

Applicant Resources:

  • Link to the Applicant Guide, including the template application questions:

- Applicant Guide: English, French 

- Application Process and Questions: English, French (forthcoming)

The application portal opens on October 3rd, 2022 and closes on October 31, 2022.

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To learn more about the collaboration between Community Foundations of Canada, and the Equality Fund, visit the CFC website.

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