Welcome to the NCBWF
The National Congress of Black Women Foundation has championed the interests of Black Women in Canada for decades. Welcome to our home.
About The Congress
The Congress recognizes equity, diversity, and inclusion as pillars of excellence which is crucial to maintaining healthy membership and communities.
As a non partisan organization, our focus is on identifying and addressing issues and barriers that are uniquely impacting the Black community.
History of the Foundation
In 1984, the BC chapter of the National Congress of Black Women was formed in Vancouver, BC and by 1992, it became a registered non-profit organization.
Become A Volunteer
NCBWF undertakes recruitment, screening, and training of volunteers who provide services such as community engagement, fundraising, outreach and anti-racism education.
From The Newsroom
Remembering An Icon: Dr. Glenda Simms
In 2021 we lost Dr. Glenda Simms, a pioneering feminist and academic whose advocacy and activism led to real change for women in Canada, in Jamaica and around the world. Learn the story of this pioneer—a woman of our time, yet truly ahead of her time.
Canada Post Honours Jazz Legend Eleanor Collins With Commemorative Stamp
Canada Post today unveiled a special stamp to honour acclaimed Canadian jazz singer Eleanor Collins. The Edmonton-born artist began performing in concert venues and on radio in the 1940s and broke new ground in her genre by becoming a star in television’s early days.
Meet the Executive Director
For more than 25 years, Nalda Callender has served the community as an inspiring woman and leader. She has dedicated her professional and volunteer work toward challenging the perceptions and position of people of African heritage in society.