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Apply for Cultural and Healing Funding

(June 25, 2021 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) will be accepting applications for the Cultural and Healing Program.

Inuit can apply for project funding for 1) programs that address the harms and intergenerational effects of residential schools 2) traditional on-the-land programs or 3) the teaching of Inuit history, culture, languages and traditions.

Individual and groups of Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement, non-profit organizations, educational institutions, urban and friendship centers and early childhood centres are eligible to apply for up to a maximum of $25,000 towards any of the above listed programs. Nunavut residency is not a requirement; however approved projects must target a minimum of 75% Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement.

The application period is open from June 28, 2021 to August 1, 2021 to allow time for eligible applicants to develop and plan for programs running from September to December 2021.

The Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation Cultural and Healing Program is funded by the remainder of the Common Experience Payment Trust Fund which NTI received on behalf of former residential school students.

More information, policies, call-out timetable and application forms are available here: Culture and Healing Program or by calling 1-(888)-236-5400.

For further information:

Lucy Maynard

Program Officer, Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation

Tel: (867) 645-5400/Toll-free: 1-888-236-5400