302 Columbia St. Vancouver, BC engagement@dewc.ca 604-681-8480

Our Funders

Every contribution and amount benefits the Downtown Eastside Women’s Centre community, and goes a long way for the women accessing our services. We would like to acknowledge substantial support from the following funders and donors for the 2018 calendar year:

Centre Sponsors ($50,000+)
  • Lotte & John Hecht Memorial Foundation
  • TGear Foundation
  • Sipco Formulations
Community Supporters ($25,000+)
  • Djavad Mowafaghian Foundation


Sustaining Helpers ($10,000)
  • Estate of Evelyn Irving
  • Estate of Hazel Muir
  • Matthew Siren
  • Insurance Institute
  • Mackoff Mohamed
  • Moffat Family Fund held at The Winnipeg Foundation
  • Young Foundation
  • The Anglican Church of Canada
  • Newman’s Own Foundation Fund at Rockerfeller Philanthropy Advisors
  • Raven Foundation
  • Innoweave (JW McConnell Family Foundation)
  • Face the World Foundation
  • Traction on Demand
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Central City Foundation
Generous Givers ($5,000+)
  • Matthew Kump
  • MAZON Canada
  • Webnifico Hosting
  • Margot Young
  • Taylor Taliesein Foundation 
  • GRD Construction Ltd
  • IATSE Local 891


Government Funders
Government of British Columbia
  • BC Housing
  • Ministry of Community, Sport and Cultural Development
  • Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General
  • Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation
  • Vancouver Coastal Health
Government of Canada 
  • Justice Canada
  • Service Canada – Homelessness Partnering Strategy
  • Employment and Social Development
Municipal Government
  • City of Vancouver


Community Partners
  • The Cultch
  • VIFF
  • Bard on the Beach
  • The Butler Did It Catering