Campaigns and Projects

YWCA COVID-19 Emergency response and recovery fund

Help YWCA keep our Doors Open & Lights On –  Emergency and Recovery response fund – COVID-19 crisis!

Learn more about YWCA’s response!

Advocacy - Engaging youth for positive change!

Through our informed advocacy, we strengthen YWCA Member Associations in 32 locations and our national movement to empower women, stand up for social justice and foster healthy communities. Our civic engagement programs build up the skills of leaders to become active agents of change.

Think Big! Lead Now! Young Women’s National Leadership Program

A comprehensive bilingual leadership program that includes online learning, self-study, peer mentorship and support, and civic engagement activities along with a three-day immersive training and networking summit. Designed to equip young women and non-binary youth living in Canada with the knowledge and skills to lead now!

Rose Campaign - Ending gender based violence

YWCAs offer immediate assistance to women fleeing violence, counselling and referral services, violence prevention and intervention programs. Informed by local YWCAs and evidence-based research, YWCA Canada develops resources and programs to create systemic change to shift the needle forward to end gender-based violence.

Young Women Leadership Miles Fund

Your gift will bring young women and non-binary youth to decision making tables across the YWCA movement!