Community Grants

Cause We Care strategically invests in the success of single mothers. We support programs and initiatives that empower single mothers to achieve economic security, build capacity, and create a positive future for themselves and their children.

We are committed to developing and investing in high quality programs in the community that have proven effective at positively impacting the lives of single mothers and their children by achieving at least one of the following measurable outcomes:

  • Single Mothers have improved economic security

    • Improved housing
    • Improved employment
    • Improved financial support
  • Single Mothers have increased personal capacity

    • Improved education
    • Improved mental health and well being
    • Improved support networks/reduced isolation
  • Children in single mother-led families have greater opportunities and improved well-being

    • Improved access to programs and services to support children’s needs

Application Process and Eligibility

  • Organization applying for a grant must be a registered Canadian charity which is providing direct services to single mothers and/or their children within the BC Lower Mainland.
  • Applicants must complete a CWCF grant application form and submit it to Application forms can be downloaded here.
  • Application deadlines are January 31st and June 15th each year.


Disbursements and Reporting:

  • Grants will be made for a period of one year.
  • The maximum grant is $30,000/year.
  • Recipients of grants must complete an annual Program Evaluation Report, detailing outcomes achieved, before any subsequent grant requests will be considered.
  • Program reports must specifically address progress towards CWCF intended outcomes for single mothers: improved economic security; improved personal capacity; greater opportunities and improved well-being for their children.