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By donating to the NAWL Charitable Trust for Research and Education, you help support critical feminist law reform work in Canada.

Support NAWL's Operations

Historically NAWL’s operations and work have been supported by public funding primarily from the federal government, membership fees, and funds received from foundations, individuals and other sources from time to time. At the request of the Trust, NAWL also delivers activities funded by charitable donations made to the Trust.
Every gift, no matter the size, helps ensure that an intersectional, feminist and gender-lens is applied when and where it’s most needed on matters of law reform and that the lived experiences and realities of all women are reflected in our law reform advocacy.

    Donating to the National Association of Women and the Law Charitable Trust for Research and Education

    In 1983, the National Association of Women and the Law Charitable Trust for Research and Education (the NAWL Trust) was established to complement NAWL’s advocacy work. A registered charity, the NAWL Trust’s mandate includes undertaking research and education on legal issues concerning all aspects of the social, economic and political life of Canadian women. It assists in the protection of women’s civil rights and liberties by charitable means, as well as in the relief of poverty.

    The NAWL Trust is a registered charity and relies solely on the generous donations of individuals and grants to fund its work. Charitable tax receipting is available.

    Charitable registration number: 14083 5885 RR0001.

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    Donation Options
    Leaving a gift in your will
    Many of our supporters have been with us since NAWL was founded in 1974 — and their steadfast commitment to protecting and promoting women’s equality rights in Canada continues to inspire the work we do today.
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    Gifting Stocks and Securities
    If you own publicly traded securities that have increased in value since you purchased them, using them to make your charitable donations is the most tax effective way to give.
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    Donating RRSPs or RRIFs
    You can designate the National Association of Women and the Law or the National Association of Women and the Law Trust as a full or partial beneficiary of your Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) or Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF).
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    Becoming a Member

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