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2020 Women's Fund Grant Award Winner - Ciara Foley

Meet Caira. She is one of our Women's Fund award winners this year. She is passionate about curbing climate change and thinks you should be too. Click through to find out more...

2020 Women's Fund Grant Award Winner - Erin Manning

This year we have selected Erin Manning to receive a Women's Fund award. Her work at Perinatal Wellbeing Canterbury is fantastic. Click through to learn more about Erin, her work and how she is planning on creating resource toolkits for her team!

2020 Women's Fund Grant Award Winner - Jo Bailey

The 2020 Women's Fund award winners have been announced. Click through to hear more about Jo Bailey and her work with Uniting Canterbury Women.

Women's Fund Leadership Speaker Series: Michelle Sharp

As our Women’s Fund speaker series continues, We're excited to share another conversation with a fabulous female leader in Otautahi, Michelle Sharp.

September is Wills Month

Here is your reminder of the importance of having a will and keeping it current!

Celebrating Champions, Campaigners and Change-makers

Otautahi Christchurch has a proud tradition of women facilitating ground-breaking societal change. In order to recognise the women of the past, and the ensure that this proud legacy continues, we formed a fund to support women and girls who are change makers.

Join us for high tea at the Canterbury Club where we will announce and celebrate the 2020 award recipients with guest speaker Minister Poto Williams. Part of the ticket price covers the costs and the rest goes to next year’s recipients so it’s a constant flow of ongoing support for our next generation of female leaders in the city.

Women's Fund Leadership Speaker Series: Joanna Norris

The Christchurch Foundation Women’s Fund isn’t only about supporting female leaders with grants. We are also drawing on Ōtautahi Christchurch’s proud legacy of change-makers, like Kate Sheppard, to fight for social equity.

Applications for 2020 Women's Fund Now Open

Women’s Fund Grants Now Open: Calling all female champions, campaigners and change-makers! We’re thrilled to announce that it’s that time of the year again, where we can start searching for another three fabulous Wahine working at the grassroots in our city to inspire future female leaders.

Women's Fund Patron Wraps up our Speaker Series

As we wrap up our Women’s Fund speaker series, our Patron, Mayor of Christchurch Lianne Dalziel tells us about the importance of Women’s leadership in a post disaster environment. “One thing I’ve learnt is that crisis always produces opportunity. That’s opportunity to do things differently.”

Inspiring Conversations continues with Minister Poto Williams

We have the pleasure of sharing Julia’s latest conversation with the Honourable Poto Williams, MP for Christchurch East and Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector.

We set up our Women’s Fund in part to highlight the insights from inspiring female leaders. So now that we’re emerging from Covid19, it’s more crucial than ever to hear from leaders like Minister Poto.

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