(March 30, 2021 – Rankin Inlet, Nunavut) Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. (NTI) is pleased to announce a call for applications for the Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation (NTF) 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 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 March 29, 2021 to April 30, 2021 to allow time for eligible applicants to develop and plan for programs running during the spring and summer seasons.
Funding for the NTF Cultural and Healing Program comes from the remainder of the Common Experience Payment Trust Fund in 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
For further information:
Nunavut Tunngavik Foundation
Tel: (867) 645-5400/Toll-free: 1-888-236-5400