In 2021, the Foundation of Greater Montréal launched the Women’s Impact Montréal Collective Fund (WIM), in collaboration with a group of women philanthropists who take to heart the well-being of women and girls in Greater Montreal.

Two years later, thanks to the commitment of a 100 or so members and the contributions of many donors, the Fund has been able to distribute more than $500,000 to organizations that work directly with women and girls. These organizations strive to prevent and combat violence against women and girls; improve their mental health; enhance their access to employment and entrepreneurial opportunities; and defend their rights.

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But the job is far from done! The Fund continues to mobilize, in order to be able to offer even more support to women and girls.

A get-together with Dress for Success

The WIM fund’s second anniversary was the perfect occasion for members to get together, and interact with recipient organizations, with a view to learning more about the issues that impact women and girls in Greater Montreal.

On June 5, WIM members were the guests of Dress for Success Montreal, which aims to empower women to achieve economic independence by providing them with professional attire, support and tools for development.

 A new Chair for the Advisory Committee

On June 5, the members also got the chance to meet the new Chair of the Fund’s Advisory Committee. Having played a key role in the WIM Fund’s launch, Deborah Shannon Trudeau passed the torch to Isabelle Ménard, Senior Vice President Quebec & Atlantic Commercial Banking District and Commercial National Account (CNA) Quebec, who has agreed to chair the Committee and help the Fund grow and increase its impact on the ground.

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On the picture, from left to right: Isabelle Ménard, Advisory Committee Chair, WIM Fund; Nesrine Siguerdidjane, Board Member, Dress for Success; Carole Bilodeau, Participant, Dress for Success; Sophie Katz-Milo, General Manager, Dress for Success; Marie-Christine St-Yves, Board Chair, Dress for Success and Linda Tchombé, Director of Philanthropic Development, FGM.