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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund

Value

Varies

Description

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund will support Indigenous organizations to work with families, survivors and/or communities to develop and implement commemoration initiatives.

The objectives of the Commemoration Fund are to:

  • Honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals; and,
  • Increase awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals.

Eligible Applicants

Eligible organizations are legally constituted:

  • Indigenous organizations; and,
    • An Indigenous organization is an incorporated organization that represents First Nations, Inuit and/or Métis interests and is controlled by members of the population it serves.
  • Indigenous governments, including band councils, tribal councils and self-government entities, and their agencies, and hamlets.

Note:

  • For Indigenous organizations, it is the organization’s responsibility to provide a valid incorporation, registration or business number to the Department for verification.
  • Families and survivors of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls must be engaged during the entire process.

Eligible Expenses

Eligible activities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Events that contribute to healing by acknowledging those who were murdered or went missing and bringing people together to share and support one another.
    • Examples include, but are not limited to: banquets, talking circles, potlatches, closing ceremonies, healing circles, welcome home ceremonies, lecture series and art or music workshops.
  • Legacy items that leave a legacy or educate people about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, including LGBTQ2S individuals.
    • Examples include, but are not limited to: community monuments, plaques, cairns, totem poles, murals, and not-for-profit films or books.
  • Coordination and support of commemoration initiatives.
  • Development and implementation of region-wide or nation-wide commemoration initiatives, e.g. gatherings for remembrance and healing.

Deadline Date

  Deadline: March 28, 2019, Please click the link indicated below for update.

Contact

Contact Name: Government of Canada

Phone Number: 1-866-902-2719 (toll-free)

E-mail Address: infonational@swc-cfc.gc.ca

Website: https://cfc-swc.gc.ca/fun-fin/mmiwg-ffada/index-en.html

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