Government of Canada launches new call for proposals for projects to prevent and respond to gender-based violence

OTTAWA - Cathy McLeod, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Health and for Western Economic Diversification, today invited organizations across Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo to propose new projects that will help end violence against women and girls.

The Government of Canada will be supporting projects selected through a new call for proposals by Status of Women Canada entitled Working in Partnership to End Violence against Women and Girls. These projects will help end violence against women and girls by fostering partnerships within and among communities, and creating positive change that prevents violence.

Applications for funding are accepted online at swc-cfc.gc.ca.

Quick Facts

 - Organizations are invited to apply for funding under Status of Women Canada’s new call for proposals, Working in Partnership to End Violence against Women and Girls.
 - The deadline for applications to be submitted is noon (12 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time) on April 17, 2015.
 - Since 2007, the Government of Canada has provided more than $153 million through the Women's Program at Status of Women Canada for community-based projects. Of this amount $71 million has gone to projects that prevent violence against women and girls.


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