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Interministerial Women's Secretariat Grant

Grants to Prince Edward Island Nonprofits
for Projects that Benefit Women

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Government of Price Edward Island, Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy

Deadline Date:

01/29/21 4:00 PM Receipt


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Grants to Prince Edward Island nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit women and girls. Funding is intended to assist nonprofits whose mission is to promote the legal, health, social, and economic equality of women. Preference will be given to projects that address issues related to leadership, career development, and/or violence against women and girls. The proposal must demonstrate how women are involved in all aspects of the project, such as planning and implementation.

The objective of the Interministerial Women’s Secretariat grant is to provide project funding to:

  • Support organizations that provide direct services and programs for the benefit of women and girls in Prince Edward Island; and/or
  • Support projects that enhance awareness, education, and social action on women’s legal, health, social, and economic equality; and/or
  • Support the capacity of women’s organizations that promote women’s equality through advocacy, research, and policy development.

Preference will be made to projects that address one of the  following three themes:

  1. Engaging Men and Boys in gender-based violence prevention
  2. Women and/or girls in leadership
  3. Women and/or girls in Science, Technology, Engineering + Math (STEM) and the skilled trades

Eligible expenditures include:

  • Salaries and benefits;
  • Honoraria;
  • Professional fees related to the project (e.g. facilitator, bookkeeping);
  • Facility rental and utilities;
  • Office equipment;
  • Materials and supplies;
  • Publicity and promotion;
  • Domestic travel costs (international travel not covered);
  • Evaluation

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166163

Term of Contract:

One year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Incorporated nonprofit organizations from Prince Edward Island whose mandates align with the promotion of the legal, health, social, and economic equality of women are eligible for funding.

Organizations must have the capacity to enter into a legal agreement to receive funding (i.e., a provincial incorporation number).

Individual projects (i.e., projects that are forwarded by individuals not affiliated with a non-profit organization) are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications/proposals must be received by 4:00 pm on January 29, 2021.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the Interministerial Women’s Secretariat with any questions regarding the application process:

Successful applicants will be notified by International Women’s Day (March 8, 2021).

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Email applications to

Or submit to:

Physical Address:
Interministerial Women’s Secretariat
3rd Floor Sullivan Building
16 Fitzroy St, Charlottetown

*Mailing Address:
Interministerial Women’s Secretariat
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

*Please call ahead (902-368-6494) to make arrangements for drop-off submissions.

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