NBWI - New Brunswick Women's Institute

RECENT PROJECTS


The New Brunswick Women's Institute currently:

  • Provides eight (8) different academic scholarships annually.

  • Offers workshops on various topics such as family violence, women's rights, health education, family matters, safe water and the law, Buy New Brunswick and wellness.

  • As we have done in the past, supports our military personnel giving care packages to those serving oversea and lap rugs to wounded soldiers returning from recent conflicts.

  • Maintains and operates the only WI Home in Canada. It is located in Woodstock, N.B. and offers a cozy home atmosphere for senior women.

  • Offers education to members during conventions and workshops at the district and provincial levels.

  • Supports environmental projects throughout New Brunswick, such as Green-Up NB, Anti- Litter Inc. and Adopt-a-Highway.

  • Supports, through Branches and Districts, a myriad of local charities and community projects.


  • NBWI provides nine (9) different academic scholarships annually NBWI offers sessions on various topics such as environmental concerns, women’s rights, health education, legal issues, family violence and many other subjects.
  • NBWI maintains and operates the WI Home for Senior Ladies. This home established in 1952, is the only one like it in Canada and offers a cozy home atmosphere for senior women.
  • NBWI offers education to members during conventions at the district and provincial level.
  • NBWI supports the crew of HMCS Fredericton with their annual Bike for Wishes fund raising event, providing meals for the bikers, refreshments along the way and attending the rallies.
  • NBWI lobbies governments and other agencies regarding changes and reforms to improve family and community life.
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