The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) has supported graduate study, literacy and the creative arts through awards and grants since its founding in 1919.
In 1921, the 12 Clubs of the Federation awarded the first CFUW Travelling Fellowship of $1000. Since then CFUW has spent more than $1,000,000 on the Fellowships, Grants and Awards that it offers annually to Canadian women for post-graduate study.
The CFUW Charitable Trust, set up in 1967, receives donations and supports this program. The Trust administers funds for:
CFUW Clubs, individual Club members and non-members support the Trust. Bequests and memorial gifts of both cash and stock also increase Trust funds. The Trust is a registered charity and issues receipts for income tax purposes.
Please click here to make an online donation.
For more details about the CFUW Fellowships Program and the CFUW Charitable Trust, please click here for a brochure.
CFUW Libraries Award Application and Guidelines
The Canadian Federation of University Women (CFUW) Libraries Award, supported by the Charitable Trust, is an affirmative action program under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and is given to support various libraries and agencies proposing to create a library/support literacy activities in Canada. The deadline for submission is February 1, 2014. Click here to read more about eligibility and to apply for the award or contact email@example.com for more information.
Charitable Trust Celebration Cards
For a donation of $15 or more you receive a card of your choice to send when and as needed (Birthday, Congratulations, Sympathy, Thank you, etc.). All donations $20 or greater will receive a charitable tax receipt. The folded card 4¼ x 51/2’with envelope leaves room for a personal message and comes in a variety of designs. A few selections are shown below: