Funding Information

This page lists information on federal funding related to gender-based violence (GBV). It includes callouts from departments and agencies that are accepting proposals, as well as those that are currently closed.

Open calls

Status of Women Canada

Gender Equality (GE) and Gender Based Violence Research (GBV) in Canada

Status of Women Canada (SWC) is seeking proposals for knowledge synthesis and/or research related to GE or GBV in Canada. While important work has been done to advance knowledge on GBV and GE in Canada, there remain important knowledge gaps.

Department of Justice

Public Health Agency of Canada

Multi-sectoral Partnerships to Promote Healthy Living and Prevent Chronic Disease

This funding opportunity provides financial assistance to advance innovative, multi-sectoral approaches to promote healthy living and prevent chronic disease. This current funding opportunity falls under the policy and funding authorities of the Integrated Strategy on Healthy Living and Chronic Disease (ISHLCD), and Canada’s Tobacco Strategy.

Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP)

Family and Relationship Violence: Family Violence Initiative Fund (FVIF)

The RCMP Family Violence Initiative Fund (FVIF) distributes annual funding to support communities in responding to Relationship and Family Violence, Victim Issues, and Sexual Assault Investigators training. The objectives of the funding are to foster prevention in Indigenous communities; promote public awareness of relationship and family violence through conferences; seminars, presentations or workshops; assist victims of crime; and endorse Sexual Assault Investigators training. The RCMP FVIF supports front-line officers and community partners whose mandate is to respond to and reduce incidents of family violence. It allows for the development of resources, tools and information to educate on the prevalence and dynamics of family violence and to encourage victims and witnesses to seek assistance.

Past calls

Status of Women Canada

Department of Justice

Initiatives to address workplace sexual harassment anticipatory call for proposals

This funding opportunity is an anticipatory call for proposals that seeks to fill gaps in information and resources, to support complainants of workplace sexual harassment.

Public Health Agency of Canada

Preventing Gender-Based Violence: the Health Perspective - Teen/Youth Dating Violence Prevention (Public Health Agency of Canada)

This closed call was seeking to address dating violence among teens and youth by providing funding to deliver promising programs to prevent dating violence among teens/youth; incorporate intervention research to determine if the program or initiative is effective, in which settings and for which populations; and share knowledge about "what works" in this field. This funding was made available through the It’s Time: Canada’s Strategy to Prevent and Address Gender-based Violence.

Public Safety Canada

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