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Job Opening: Program Officer, Gender

The Program Officer, Gender is responsible for managing projects by Canadian SMOs, focusing specifically on how gender initiatives and activities can be incorporated into testing environments, and providing gender expertise to the FIT team.  Deadline: Until position is filled. Remote …

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RFP: Midterm Program Evaluation for FIT Program

Deadline to apply: Friday, March 5th, 2021 before 4pm (CST). The purpose of the midterm evaluation is to provide an independent assessment of the FIT program so that FIT can make program improvements.

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Micro-Learning #2: FIT’s Rapid Gender Scan

This webinar aims to enhance understanding of how to integrate gender into the testing environment through the use of FIT’s Rapid Gender Scan tool (RGS).

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Webinar and slides: Micro-learning #1 – Introduction to Gender Equality and Testing Innovation

The webinar covers key gender terms and definitions, explains why gender considerations should be incorporated in development work, and includes a FIT case study to highlight best practices for gender integration.

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FIT’s latest funding recipients announced!

FIT has selected 9 organizations from across Canada to receive funding in the program’s second round. Click below to find out more about the selected innovations!

Intake 2 Recipients

New episode of FIT’s podcast!

In our third episode, we chat with Vurayayi Pugeni, Area Director in Southern Africa, Central Africa and Nigeria with the Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) about how to address gender issues using different innovative approaches.

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New episode of FIT’s podcast!

Find out more about the Immigrant and Refugee Community Organization of Manitoba’s innovative approach to programming in this wide-ranging conversation with Executive Director, Dorota Blumczynska.

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Supporting Canadians Abroad During COVID-19

For the latest and most up-to-date information on COVID-19, visit Canada.ca/coronavirus or contact the coronavirus information line at 1-833-784-4397.

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FIT’s First Funding Recipients Announced!

FIT has selected 8 organizations from across Canada to receive funding in the program’s first round. Click below to find out more about the selected innovations!

Intake 1 Decisions

Intake 3 Concept Notes Now Closed

Thank you to all those who submitted. We expect to send responses via email by December. Check back here for more information about the next intake in the coming months!