New grants to advance women’s equality and prosperity

Government of Alberta
News release
Alberta Status of Women will support organizations that improve the lives of women and girls through $500,000 in grants. These grants create opportunities for community groups to pilot an innovative idea or expand successful projects to help Alberta women reach their full potential.Eligible organizations include registered charities, registered not-for-profits and community-based coalitions and networks.

“When women succeed, whole communities and economies succeed. That’s why we are investing in ideas that support Alberta women.”
– Stephanie McLean, Minister of Status of Women.

“Grants like this enable us to increase the reach of our programs and scale our impact in the community, helping women build confidence using technology and profiling more women as leaders, role-models and mentors in this space.”
– Kylie Toh, Founder of Chic Geek, organizer at Geeky Summit.

“We believe our communities are strongest when women are full participants in entrepreneurship. We are excited to see this support for organizations that engage and support women in our province.”
– Marcela Mandeville, CEO of Alberta Women Entrepreneurs.

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