Primates World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF)

The Primate’s World Relief and Development Fund (PWRDF) is the Canadian Anglican agency for development, relief, refugees and social justice. PWRDF works in partnership with organizations in Canada and throughout the world to support people-centered development. PWRDF partners come from Anglican churches, ecumenical organizations and community-based groups.

Emergency Response through ACT Alliance supports emergency funding and long-term rehabilitation following natural disasters and war.

Refugee Protection is provided for refugees and displaced populations through humanitarian relief aid in many parts of the world. PWRDF works on policy and advocacy through the Canadian Council for Refugees (CCR) and KAIROS (Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives).

Member News

22 Sep 2016
When PWRDF announced on August 12 that it was sending $30,000 to support relief efforts for South Sudanese refugees in Uganda, we had no idea how timely our grant would [...]
25 Apr 2016
ACT Alliance member PWRDF  will send an initial grant of $15,000 through the ACT Alliance for relief efforts in Ecuador after the deadly  7.8 magnitude earthquake of April 16, 2016.  [...]
29 Feb 2016
When the Syrian civil war started almost 5 years ago, ACT Alliance member PWRDF began providing relief to those displaced by the conflict.  Over the last five years as the [...]
22 Jan 2016
PWRDF is contributing $300,000Cdn through the ACT Alliance for continuing relief efforts in Syria, Lebanon and Jordan.  Ongoing violence in Syria has displaced about 8 million people within its borders, [...]
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