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Applications Invited for Indigenous Community Support Funding

Applications are now open for the Indigenous Community Support Fund. Funding is available for First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities as well as Indigenous organizations serving Indigenous people in urban centres & off reserves during COVID19.

On August 12, 2020, the Government of Canada announced an additional $305 million for the Indigenous Community Support Fund. It is being distributed through a combination of:

  • $145,172,639 in allocations directly to First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to provide leadership with the flexibility to address immediate needs for community members
  • $159,827,361 in needs-based funding, which will be distributed to applicants through this application process

Community leaders can find the application web page here: https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1603990521589/1603990645077

I hope you find this information helpful.

Bruce