Become a Member

Thank you for your interest in becoming a member of CanWaCH. 

There are many benefits to becoming a formal member of CanWaCH. Members are able to:

  • help guide the future of CanWaCH by nominating and voting on candidates for the Board of Directors
  • access all features of our new website being launched in the fall, including submitting job postings and blogs
  • participate in the new project explorer that will be at the core of our new website. As a member, you will be able to submit project information and have an organizational profile page
  • Access discounts for conference and event registration
  • Nominate candidates for working groups and join working groups

To become a member, please complete the following form. A CanWaCH staff member will follow up with you in the near future.

Individuals may apply to be CanWaCH Associates, and are encouraged to fill out the Associate Application Form here

Individuals should also feel free to subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date with current sector news and activities and to contact our staff if seeking to partner on specific activity.

I confirm that the organization I represent meets the following criteria
  • Is based, and has an operational presence, in Canada, with Canadian-based staff
  • Conducts programming, policy development, research, or advocacy work either within Canada or abroad in the field of women’s and children's health
  • Is engaged in global health efforts related to women’s and children’s health, including sexual and reproductive health rights, adolescent health, and maternal, newborn and child health in low or middle income countries or humanitarian or fragile contexts
  • Works according to principles of achieving gender equality, supporting gender equity, realizing human rights, and eliminating all forms of discrimination
  • Is willing to provide and share programmatic information with CanWaCH to improve evidence-informed programming and amplify advocacy for women and children’s health within the sector
  • Adheres to CanWaCH mission and bylaws
  • Will pay annual membership fee in full, as determined by the CanWaCH Board of Directors and ratified by members.
I agree to abide by the following responsibilities of membership
  • Commitment to collaboration and sharing of information for the benefit of other members of the network
  • Commitment to improving the lives of women and children
  • Participation in CanWaCH governance, including attendance at AGM (or designation of proxy)
This is what other people using the site will see you as. This will typically be the name of your organization.
A valid email address. All emails from the system will be sent to this address. The email address is not made public and will only be used if you wish to receive a new password or wish to receive certain news or notifications by email.
Several special characters are allowed, including space, period (.), hyphen (-), apostrophe ('), underscore (_), and the @ sign.
Organizational Information

Please note that the information provided in this question may be displayed publicly on the CanWaCH website.

Contact Person

(organizational leader e.g. CEO, ED, Board Chair)

Please note that the information provided in this question may be displayed publicly on the CanWaCH website
Other Key Personnel (optional)

Please help us connect with you better by providing the following information.

Programming Lead

(e.g. Director of Programming, Program Manager, etc.)

Public Engagement Lead

Policy Lead

Communications Lead

Monitoring and evaluation lead

Gender specialist

Name of person submitting this form
I agree that employees of my organization can be contacted by CanWaCH with relevant information
I confirm that CanWaCH can publicly use the response (incl. attribution) to the previous question