Priorities for 2024


  • Tamara Foundation offers grants for projects and advocates for organizations in British Columbia and beyond that remove barriers and empower women and children who deserve healthy and full lives.


  • Tamara Foundation dreams of the day when women and children in British Columbia and beyond know the dignity that comes through education, relationships, and opportunities.

Portfolio Focus

  • British Columbia
  • International

Size of Grants

  • A variety of grant requests will be considered between $10,000 – $25,000, with the occasional selection of larger, multi-year grants.


  • Beneficiaries must be registered Canadian charities.
  • Past grant recipients are eligible for new funding when the outcomes of their previous project have been completed.
  • Charities that are active members of the Stronger Philanthropy Community are favoured.


  • All charities receiving grants from Tamara Foundation will be encouraged to report back on progress made every six months until completion for the outcomes they propose.

Applications for Funding

  • Create a Project Profile in the Stronger Grants online application system.
  • Project Profiles that are shortlisted will receive an invitation to apply for a grant.
  • Instructions for completing the application will be contained in the emailed invitation.
  • Unsolicited applications are not accepted.


  • Project Profiles can be submitted at any time before February 25, 2024.
  • Stronger Philanthropy will email invitations to charities to apply on or after March 1, 2024.
  • The grant application deadline is April 5, 2024.
  • Applications will be considered by members of Tamara Foundation on May 3, 2024, with payments made soon after.

Next Steps

  • If you’re not yet a member of the Stronger Philanthropy Community, and you believe your charity has a project that fits the priorities of Tamara Foundation, you are invited to book a Charity Meeting with Stronger Philanthropy to discuss your proposed project and to introduce your organization.
  • If you’re already a member of the Stronger Philanthropy Community, create a Project Profile. Instructions and the access code for completing a Project Profile are located in the Resources/How Do I? folder.