Applications open for grants to help stop violence against women

Community organizations can apply through the Interministerial Women’s Secretariat for funding to enhance awareness, education and action to prevent violence against women in Prince Edward Island.

The annual fund of $50,000 supports projects that focus on the prevention of violence against women across the province.  Applications can be submitted at Violence Against Women Prevention Grant by November 2, 2020 at 4 p.m. 

“Violence against women and girls affects all members and sectors of our society, either directly or indirectly. Our government is committed to preventing violence against women and girls, and collaborating with community organizations to support their work is one of the most effective ways to help put an end to violence in our communities.” 

- Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, Natalie Jameson

For more information on the grant application process, visit Violence Against Women Prevention Grant 

Media contact:
Leanne Ritchie
Department of Environment, Water and Climate Change 
and Status of Women

General Inquiries

PEI Interministerial Women's Secretariat
3rd Floor Sullivan Building,
16 Fitzroy Street,
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: 902-368-6494