BYLAWS

BY LAWS
1. Corporation Name: Women That Give
2. Definitions:
“Act” means the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act S.C. 2009, c. 23
including the Regulations made pursuant to the Act, and any statute or
regulations that may be substituted, as amended from time to time;

“articles” means the original or restated articles of incorporation or articles of
amendment, amalgamation, continuance, reorganization, arrangement or
revival of the Corporation;

“board” means the board of directors of the Corporation and “director means
a member of the board;

“by-law” means this by-law of the Corporation as amended and which are, from time to time, in force and
effect; “meeting of members” includes a special meeting of members; “special meeting of members” includes a
meeting of any class or classes of members;

3. Constitution:
The Corporation shall have the following bodies ;
(i) Governing Body
(ii) General Body
(iii) Advisory Body
(a) The Governing body shall consist of the President and the executive
board members as specified in Rule 14.
(b) The General Body shall consist of all the members of the Corporation
who are the registered members of the Corporation and shall be
maintained by the President.
(c) Advisory body shall consist of Honorary members, Patron
members nominated for a 1 year term subject to renewal
at governing body’s sole decision.

4. Purpose:
To end all forms of violence against women and remove barriers to education for women and young girls. Providing women with fulfilling careers and sustained optimal mental, physical, and sexual health and advancing equality.
Driving change by empowering women through providing access to better education and tools on how to maintain their mental, physical health and economic self-sufficiency.
Building resilient communities through giving programs (annual clothing drives, backpack drives) empowering and enabling all sections of the marginalized and disadvantaged sections of the community.

5. Membership:
Apply for membership through online application
Over the age of 18yrs
Pay the membership fees $120/per year, online via E-Transfer at womenthatgive@gmail.com or via cheque at 2355 Derry Rd. E, Unit 27, Mississauga, On. L5S 1V6

6. Members: The Corporation may have the following classes of Members.
(i.) Life Members
(ii.) Patron Members
(iii.) Regular Members
(iv.) Honorary Members

7. a) Life Members
Life membership shall be available to individuals dedicated to
promoting the aims and objectives of the organization.
(i) Each Life voting member is entitled to receive notice of, to attend,
and shall be entitled to one (1) vote at all meetings of members.
(ii) Life Members will have the right to serve as a Working Committee
chair or co-chair.

Membership Conditions:
(i)Membership shall be available only to individuals who have applied for
Life membership and meet the qualifications for Life membership as
determined by the board, have paid the dues set by the Corporation for
Life membership, and have been accepted by the board for Life
voting membership in the Corporation.
No person whose business is related to, subsidiary to, or owned in
whole or in part, parallel in nature to that of the Corporation, shall not
be eligible for Life membership.
(ii)The term of membership of a Life voting member shall be annual,
subject to renewal in accordance with the policies of the Corporation.

b) Patron Members
This membership shall be available to individuals, companies or
industry associated stakeholders, foundations, societies or organizations
that are interested in promoting the aims and objectives of the
Corporation, have paid the dues set by the Corporation for Patron
membership, and have been accepted by the board Patron non-
voting membership in the Corporation.
Membership Conditions:
i)The term of membership of Patron non-voting member shall be
annual, subject to renewal in accordance with the policies of the
Corporation.
ii) A Patron non-voting member shall not be entitled to vote at meetings
of the members of the Corporation.

c) Regular Members
Regular membership shall be available to individuals, who are interested
in promoting the aims and objectives of the Corporation, have paid the
dues set by the Corporation for Regular membership, and have been
accepted by the board for Regular non- voting membership in the
Corporation.The Corporation does not restrict membership on the basis
of race, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religion, or national
origin.
Membership Conditions:
i)The term of membership of a Regular non-voting member shall be
annual, subject to renewal in accordance with the policies of the
Corporation.
ii) Regular non-voting member shall not be entitled to vote at meetings
of the members of the Corporation.

d) Honorary Members
The Governing Body may confer the distinction of Honorary
Membership on persons of eminence or on persons distinguished for
their services in promoting the aims and objectives of the Corporation.
Honorary membership shall be for 1 year term, subject to renewal and
approved by the Executive Board.
Honorary members shall not have the right to vote or to hold office in
the Corporation and shall not be required to pay the initial
membership fee or annual dues.
Membership Dues
Membership fees and dues shall be determined by resolution by the
board of directors from time to time. Members shall be notified in
writing of the membership fees and dues at any time payable by them,
and if any are not paid in accordance with the policies of the
Corporation, the members in default shall automatically cease to be
members of the Corporation.

8.Termination of Membership:
A membership in the Corporation is terminated when:
the member dies;
on being convicted by a Court of Law on grounds of moral turpitude.
the member’s term of membership expires;
grave act of Misconduct on part of Member; or
the Corporation is liquidated and dissolved under the Act.

9.Effect of Termination of Membership:
Automatic termination of rights of the membership. Subject to the articles,
upon any termination of membership, the rights of the member, including
any rights in the property of the Corporation, automatically cease to exist.

10.Members’ Meeting Held Entirely by Electronic Means
President or CEO calls a meeting and may decide if it is held entirely by
electronic means.

11.Calling of Meetings:
Meetings of the board will be called by the President. Meetings can be
called at any time by President at any time.

12.Participation By Electronic Means at Members Meetings:
If the Corporation chooses to make available a telephonic, electronic or
other communication facility that permits all participants to communicate
adequately with each other during a meeting of members, any person
entitled to attend such meeting may participate in the meeting by means
of such telephonic, electronic or other communication facility in the
manner provided by the Act.

13. Committees:
The board may from time to time appoint any committee or other advisory body, as it deems necessary or
appropriate for such purposes and, subject to the Act, with such powers as the board shall see fit. Any
committee member may be removed by resolution of the executive board of directors.

14. (A) Governing Body Meeting: Ordinarily the Meeting of Governing Body would be held according to need basis.
However 12 meetings will be held per calendar year. The President may convene emergent meetings of the
Governing Body, at a short notice, if the President is satisfied that any urgent matter needs the decision of
the Governing Body immediately.
(B)Constitution of The Governing Body:
The first General Meeting of the Corporation would be held within the
first month of the Registration.Governing body shall consist of the
executive council ie; President and 3 other executive board of directors.
(C )The General Body Meeting:
There would be at least 10 meetings in a year of this Body. The information
about the General Body Meeting would be convened to all the Members at
least 15 days in advance.
(D) Additional Powers of the Governing Body:
Removal or dismissal of a board member, if the fundamental fiduciary
duties, duty of care and loyalty are breached and additionally, directors to
remain faithful, and supportive of the mission and goals of the Corporation and
to follow the mandate – “no involvement with any other Corporation that
does parallel work”.

15. DUTIES OF GENERAL BODY COMMITTEE:
Obtaining Progress Reports.
To comply with the objectives of the Corporation.
To attend the meetings.

16. DUTIES OF THE ADVISORY BODY;
(i.) An advisory board works toward a specific goal and its members have
skills that complement those of governing board members.
(ii.) It cannot compel the governing board to act on its recommendations or
feedback.
(iii.) The advisory board works towards promoting the objectives of the
Corporation, and will typically focus on fundraising and serving as a
public advocate for the Corporation.

17. POWERS OF PRESIDENT;
(i.)The President shall be the Chief Executive of the Corporation and she
shall exercise overall control over the affairs of the Corporation.
(ii.)The President may, subject to her supervision and control, delegate
any of her powers to other member of the Governing Body.
(iii.)President shall preside over the meetings of the General Body and the Governing Body.
(iv.) President’s vote would be the deciding vote on all subjects/matters discussed.

18. BY LAWS & EFFECTIVE DATE:
Executive Board of directors may amend or repeal by-laws. Subject to the
articles, the board of directors may, by resolution, make, amend or
repeal any by-laws that regulate the activities or affairs of the Corporation.
Any such by-law, amendment or repeal shall be effective from the date of the resolution of directors.

19. Dissolution of the Corporation:
If the Corporation terminates its operations its assets will be transferred to a qualified donee, that is
another registered charity.