Category: Women

The Canadian Women’s Foundation (CWF) is a national leader in the movement for gender justice in Canada. Through funding, research, advocacy, and knowledge sharing, CWF works to achieve systemic change….

Originally published in The Toronto Star, April 5, 2021 Events of the past year have laid bare inequities faced by our country’s citizens. Women who are filling critical roles to…

During the week of February 8-12, CCEDNet had the great pleasure of visiting – virtually of course – nine examples of innovative community leadership across Canada.  These visits were part…

For more than 20 years, Mitacs has worked with over 100 universities and academic institutions, thousands of companies, not-for-profits, and federal, provincial, and territorial governments to build partnerships that support…

Updated February 24, 2021 The Canadian CED Network and the National Association of Friendship Centres are thrilled to announce the first cohort of CreateAction placements! If your application wasn’t accepted this…

Black People and Social Finance: Money Pools Counteract Racial Capitalism of Minorities in the West builds on the seminal edited work by Ardener and Burman Money Go Rounds (1996) in…

How do you create inclusive communities through innovation? That question brought together more than 400 leaders from across Canada’s social innovation landscape for EconoUs2019 in September.  Guided by Indigenous advisors,…

Thunder Bay’s, Rosalind Lockyer was honoured this past Saturday at the Women Economic Forum for her work to empower women. Roz is among the leaders involved in CCEDNet from its…

The Province of Manitoba, Department of Municipal Relations has announced a new intake for community development funding applications, specifically the Community Places Program, Hometown Manitoba, Neighbourhoods Alive! and Partner 4 Growth….

Multi-Year Economic Development Program Grants Accepting proposals until March 20, 2017 The Canadian Women’s Foundation is accepting proposals for multi-year Economic Development grants (2017-2022). Organizations can apply for one of the…

The Indigenous Women in Community Leadership program is a four-month (May 1 – August 25, 2017) education program offered by Coady Institute’s International Centre for Women’s Leadership. This program enables…