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Second Call for Proposals – Elders and Youth Grants and Contributions for 2023-2024

by ahnationtalk on November 13, 202364 Views

The Department of Culture and Heritage is currently accepting applications for Elders Initiatives Grants, Youth and Elders Committees Grants, and Elders and Youth Facilities Contributions.

Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations, and individuals looking for financial support can apply to receive funding in these program areas:

Elders Initiatives Grants – Examples of the types of activities that are supported include, but are not limited to, support for Elders’ committees, on-the-land programs, Elders’ gatherings, and teaching traditional knowledge programs such as harvesting, sewing, and tool-making workshops.
Youth and Elders Committees – Examples of the types of activities that are supported include, but are not limited to, youth and Elders’ committees, country food feasts, storytelling programs, hunting, traditional toolmaking and sewing activities.
Elders and Youth Facilities Contributions – For the development and/or renovation of Elders’ and youth facilities, or relevant associated equipment. This program helps to ensure that communities across Nunavut have access to well-maintained facilities that enable Elders and youth to participate in social and cultural activities. Supported facilities include, but are not limited to, Elders’ gathering facilities, youth centres, and wellness centres.

Project activities must take place between November 2023 to March 31, 2024.

Apply today! The deadline for applications is December 15, 2023, at 5 p.m. EST.

To apply, please visit or contact the department directly at:

Grants and Contributions
Department of Culture and Heritage
P.O. Box 1000, Station 800, Iqaluit, NU X0A 0H0
1-866-934-2035 or 867-975-5519


Media Contact:

Angela Michielsen
Director, Policy and Planning

Department of Culture and Heritage



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