Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Table de concertation des groupes de femmes du Bas-Saint-Laurent
Location: Matane, Quebec
Date: 2016-10-06
Value: $175,000.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 36-month project aims to change media practices to improve the visibility of professional women and to establish conditions that strengthen women’s presence and influence in municipal politics. Representatives from the province’s news media will be invited to meet with a view to identifying and applying priority measures in their respective organizations. The organizations will invite local elected officials to participate in consultations to develop strategies that foster greater participation of women in political life. The strategies elaborated will be tested and refined before being shared with other regions.
Comments: Co-applicants in this project include: Table de concertation du mouvement des femmes de la Mauricie, Table de concertation des groupes de femmes de la Montérégie, Groupe des medias étudiants de l'Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières. Multi-year project.