Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario

Site: Erland Lee (Museum) Home

Service: Provincial Office

Contact Information
Alternate Name Federated Womens Institutes of Ontario ; FWIO ; ROSE Program ; Tweedsmuir History Books
Office Phone 905-662-2691
E-Mail fwio@fwio.on.ca
Website www.fwio.on.ca
Primary Contact Kim Sauder, FWIO Administrator; Email: kim@fwio.on.ca
Alternate Contact Andrea Morrison, Program and Communications Manager; Email: andream@fwio.on.ca
Located In Community Stoney Creek
Address & Map
552 Ridge Rd
Stoney Creek, ON L8J 2Y6
View MapQuest Map
Physical Access Partially Accessible
Description & Services
Description (Agency) Provincial headquarters for the Federated Women's Institutes of Ontario.
Description (Service) Personal growth opportunities for women and their families. * educational programs * health and wellness initiatives * advocacy for social / economic change * assists women to become active citizens * promotes leadership skills * approximately 3,500 members and 300 branches across Ontario

Programs and activities include:
ROSE (Reaching Ontario Sharing Education) Program
* unique province-wide initiative run by Women's Institute members who organize a broad range of educational programs and events in their communities

Scholarship and Awards program to assist:
* students pursuing higher education
* members furthering their education
* students in developing countries
NOTE: Scholarship applications must be received by the FWIO Provincial Office by Jun 30 each year

Tweedsmuir History Books
* compile and preserve local community history and Women's Institute events
* important research tool for study of Ontario history at local level
Hours Office hours Mon-Fri 10 am-4 pm
Areas Served Ontario
Eligibility No restrictions
Application See website for branch locations or call provincial office for membership information * Associate Membership application available on website
Languages English
Fees Membership
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit ; (51) Registered Charity
Established 1897 (Women's Institute movement) ; 1919 (organization of FWIO)
Funding Membership fees, partnerships
Elections Annually
Resources Provincial Newsletter: Home and Country ROSE Garden
Service Categories Community Involvement Programs ~ Rural Residents ; Family Life Education ; General Health Education Programs ~ Rural Residents ; Student Financial Aid ~ Rural Residents ; Women's Advocacy Groups