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Our mandate

Founded in 1995, Girls Action Foundation is a non-profit organization that believes in the power of girls as agents of social change. Through our network of organizations across Canada, we lead, develop, and implement transformative programs that are adapted and relevant to the changing realities of girls’ and young women’s lives.


HOW WE MAKE A DIFFERENCE

INNOVATION

Our programs address the most important and relevant issues facing girls and young women

INCLUSION

We reach girls and young women across Canada who need our attention most -90% are in marginalized communities including Northern, remote and inner city communities.

LEADERSHIP

We nurture the leadership of girls and young women by providing access to resources, networks, mentors, and opportunities to build new skills

CHANGE

We encourage the understanding and elimination of barriers, including poverty, racism and violence

CATALYST

Our work inspires action in the lives of girls, young women, and communities

Find out more about our foundational principles.