Category: Grants

Committed to Indigenous Support – Awakening Grants

AWAKENING GRANTS WICC is Committed to Supporting Indigenous Women and Children via Awakening Grants. Would you like to be part of this process? Together, we can fund projects that provide support in the following areas: Addressing gender-based violence Economic justice, health Cultural education Child welfare Advocacy Anti-racism Peace Projects will promote these values Cooperation Self-sufficiency… Read more »


Gratitude from Grant Recipients

The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada is happy to share a letter with you from a grant story participant. Thank you to all who donate through World Day of Prayer services.  We are uplifting so many vulnerable women and children across Canada and around the world.   September 15, 2020 To Whom it May Concern;… Read more »


Rooted in Faith, Called to Action – Open for Grant Applications

Offerings received through the World Day of Prayer transform our prayers into action in the form of project grants that empower women and children in our own country and throughout the world. All regions share in the grants, with consideration given to greatest need. An application for a project grant will be considered from the following: Canadian… Read more »


Fundraising Letter November 2021

Dear Friends, Prayerful, grateful, blessed, and ready to help more women affected by injustice – the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) is all of these because of generous and faithful support from people like you.  Together we are engaging new people and making a difference in many lives. Donations allow our mission to empower… Read more »


Donations

Donations are gratefully received as they are vital for maintaining World Day of Prayer and delivering the Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada’s grant program. Anyone attending a World Day of Prayer service should have an opportunity to donate. **** ONLINE DONATIONS: We are encouraging online donations. This will help keep us safe during COVID-19, and… Read more »


Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation

2020 Grant Story Jessica Martel Memorial Foundation – Family Violence Survivors & Program Supplies Project Like 23,247 women, children and seniors who were turned away from Alberta shelters in 2019 (Alberta Council of Women’s Shelters), Jessica Martel was turned away from shelters operating at capacity. With the support of her mom, Jess made a safety… Read more »


Grant Projects in Vanuatu and Beyond

The World Day of Prayer service offering is a prayer gesture of sharing our resources with women and children around the world. There is no small offering, but a spirituality that integrates prayer and action. We all have something to offer. In 2021, the Women’s Inter-Church of Council dedicated $60,000 to 16 World Day of… Read more »


WICC is Committed to Healing in Indigenous Communities via Awakening Grants

Would you like to be part of this healing process? Together, we can help fund work that supports Indigenous women in the following areas: Addressing gender-based violence Economic justice Health Cultural education Child welfare Advocacy Anti-racism Peace Projects will promote these values Cooperation Self-sufficiency The growth of Indigenous languages and cultures Awareness of underlying causes of… Read more »


RESPONSE TO COVID-19

February 1st, 2021 It is essential to follow the health guidelines in your area, especially when planning gatherings that include vulnerable people. Many parts of Canada are living with “stay at home unless it is essential to go out”. WICC is recommending online World Day of Prayer services this year for the safety of all… Read more »


Rooted in Faith, Called to Action – World Day of Prayer 2021 Grants

Offerings received through the World Day of Prayer transform our prayers into action in the form of project grants that empower women and children in our own country and throughout the world. All regions share in the grants, with consideration given to the greatest need. An application for a project grant will be considered from: Canadian organizations… Read more »