Current Initiative

Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation Programs

Cultural and Healing Program

The Cultural & Healing Program, launched in 2019, was created to address the harms and intergenerational effects of residential schools and is funded through the Tunngavik Foundation that received the remainder of the Common Experience Payment Trust Fund.

The Program may approve funding to applicants up to a maximum of $25,000 each, that provide any of the following;
• Healing programs that address the harms and intergenerational effects of Residential Schools;
• Teaching of Inuit history, culture, languages and traditions; or
• Traditional or on-the-land programs.

Nunavut residency is not a requirement; however approved projects must target a minimum of 75% Inuit Enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement.

Application Intake Period Program Timeframe

November 1 – December 1 For programs running January to April
March 1 – April 1 For programs running May to August
July 1 – August 1 For programs running September to December

For further information:

Lucy Maynard
Program Officer
Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation
Tel: (867) 645-5400/Toll-free: 1-888-236-5400

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