Funding from the Province’s Interministerial Secretariat is available to support women and girls in leadership roles, increase their participation in fields like science, technology, engineering and math (STEM), and engage boys and men in gender-based violence prevention.

Applications are being accepted for the 2021 Interministerial Women’s Secretariat grant until January 29, 2021 at http://www.princeedwardisland.ca/iws-grant

The grant is intended to support organizations that:
Provide direct services and programs for the benefit of women;
Support projects that enhance awareness, education and social action on women’s legal, health, social and economic equality; and
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 three focus themes –engaging men and boys in gender-based violence prevention; women and/or girls in leadership; and women and/or girls in Science, Technology, Engineering + Math (STEM) and the skilled trades.