If you are considering making a donation to the Grandmothers Campaign, we thank you for your generosity. Every donation, no matter how large or small, helps us sustain and expand our work with community-based organizations to support programmes developed by and for African grandmothers and the grandchildren in their care – programmes that are a lifeline for the people in their communities.

Donations to the Grandmothers Campaign should be made directly to the Stephen Lewis Foundation either through an online donation or by phone or mail. To ensure that your gift is allocated to the Grandmothers Campaign, please indicate this preference when you make your donation. If you are a member of a grandmothers group, or wish to support a specific group, please please tell us your group name to ensure the group receives credit.

You can make a gift in any of the following ways:

The Stephen Lewis Foundation will issue tax receipts for donations of $20 or more. If you have any questions about making a donation, please visit the Frequently Asked Questions section of the SLF website or contact us.

The Stephen Lewis Foundation’s Charitable Registration # is: 89635 4008 RR0001

Imagine Canada Ethical Code


imagine canadaThe Stephen Lewis Foundation is committed to transparency and accountability. With this in mind, we are proud to announce that we are accredited under Image Canada’s new National Standards Program. Through rigorous peer-review, the Standards Program awards accreditation to charities and nonprofits that demonstrate excellence across 73 standards in the areas of board governance, financial accountability and transparency, fundraising, staff management, and volunteer involvement. We join a community of 150 Canadian organizations committed to operational excellence, accountability, and trust.

Prior to our designation under Imagine Canada’s new Standards Program, the Foundation had been a member of Imagine Canada’s Ethical Code Program since 2011. The Ethical Code Program was recently merged into the Standards Program.

Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns regarding our adherence to the Standards Program. To learn more about the Program, please visit