In addition to celebrating inspirational women, the Women of Distinction Awards Gala is YWCA Toronto’s largest fundraiser. The gala provides an opportunity for YWCA Toronto to enhance its relationship with the community, corporate and individual supporters, and build its brand through media exposure.


With the proceeds, YWCA Toronto is able to fund vital programming including housing and shelters, employment and skills development and programs for girls and families. YWCA Toronto needs your company’s financial support to stay at the forefront of addressing issues affecting women, girls and gender diverse people. By sponsoring YWCA Toronto’s Women of Distinction Awards Gala, your company will be creating a highly visible alignment with Canada’s leading women’s organization and joining other industry leaders in making a direct impact on the lives of women, girls and gender diverse people in our city.

By showing your commitment to women and girls, your company will build brand loyalty, retain more employees and engage new patrons. Because our gala has gone virtual, our sponsors will receive more recognition and a larger audience reach than ever before! In addition to the virtual gala we will be hosting an online silent auction and launching a Peer-to-Peer fundraising campaign. Sponsors will benefit from the additional branding opportunities on all three of these platforms.

Our sponsors support the YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Awards year after year because they want to continue driving social change and empowering women, girls and gender diverse people. Please see our Sponsorship Package for information on sponsorship opportunities.


Champion Sponsors

Patron Sponsors

Tribute Sponsor

Future Leaders

Pay What You Can Ticket Sponsor

Media Sponsors

Sponsorship opportunities at these and other levels are still available, please contact Amy Rice Manager, Events Corporate and Community Partnerships at ARice@ywcatoronto.org for more information.

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For information please contact Amy Rice, Manager of Events, Corporate and Community Partnerships at arice@ywcatoronto.org or 416.961.8101 x361.