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Inuit Cultural Education Centres Grant Program

Grants to Canada Inuit Individuals and Community Centers
in Multiple Provinces for Cultural Heritage Programs

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Government of Canada - Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)

Deadline Date:

05/07/19 11:59 PM ET


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Newfoundland and Labrador, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, and Quebec individuals of Inuit background and community-based Inuit cultural and education centers to promote and develop cultural heritage programs. The purpose of this program is to assist Inuit communities in the preservation, expression, promotion, and development of Inuit cultural heritage, as well as in the sharing of their heritage with other Canadians, thereby promoting awareness of Canada's cultural diversity.

It is expected that this grant program will lead to an enhanced understanding of Inuit culture and a richer Canadian cultural fabric. Activities funded under the program must support the expression, preservation, development and/or promotion of Inuit cultural heritage.

Payments are limited to covering the direct costs of one-time projects related to Inuit culture, which are outlined in the proposals submitted and include:

-Materials and supplies;
-Printing and publishing; and
-Travel. (See the Travel Directive for more information: http://http//

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GrantWatch ID#: 181286

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A maximum amount of $5,000 may be made available per recipient within a fiscal year for eligible expenditures.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible recipients are:
-Inuit individuals ordinarily resident in Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (Quebec), Nunavut, or the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories. For an Inuk residing outside of their land claim settlement area, a copy of a birth certificate and a letter of recognition from one of the Inuit land claim organizations or regional governments may be required (e.g. Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation, Makivik Corporation, Nunatsiavut Government); and
-Community-based Inuit cultural education centers.

Ineligible Expenditures:
-Ongoing activities or operations; and
-Periodic events such as annual meetings, or festivals.

Pre-Application Information:

The deadline for submission of proposals is May 7, 2019.

If you have access to the department's Services Portal you can get the electronic form by opening a session on the portal. If you do not have access to the portal, please contact your regional office to get access to the portal.

If the amount of total funding requested in eligible proposals exceeds the total available budget, eligible proposals will be approved on a "first come, first served" basis.

For further program information please visit the Inuit Cultural Education Centres Grant Program page:

The information required in the proposal is available in the Reporting Guide:

A sample proposal form shows what information is required to apply:

For informationon the ISC Services Portal:

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Services Portal:

To gain access to the portal, contact your regional office:

To find out more, contact ISC by email at or by telephone at 1-800-567-9604 and ask to speak to an Education officer.

Education Branch
Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
10 Wellington Street
Gatineau QC K1A 0H4

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nunavut   Quebec