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 view the Charitable Trust brochure.
Please click here to give a donation to the CFUW École Polytechnique Commemorative Award, CFUW's living memorial to the victims of the December 6, 1989, massacre at the École Polytechnique, Montreal, Quebec.
Please click here to make an online donation.