Support for the Wellbeing of Families and Survivors of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People Contribution Program
Funding projects that provide support, assistance and services for Indigenous families and survivors on their healing journeys.
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About the program
The Support for the Wellbeing of Families and Survivors of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People Contribution Program funds projects that provide assistance and services for the healing journeys of individual Indigenous family members and survivors who have missing or lost loved ones due to violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.
Projects may range from a relatively small scale activity to a larger number of activities. Selected eligible projects will be funded based on the need demonstrated in the proposal application.
Who can apply
- Indigenous organizations representing or providing services to Indigenous people
- National or Regional Indigenous Organizations
- First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities
- Indigenous groups with a signed self-government agreement or modern treaty (modern treaties negotiated since 1973 under Canada's Comprehensive Claims policy or those under the Inherent Rights Policy since 1995)
- Indigenous non-governmental and voluntary associations and organizations, including non-profit organizations and corporations
The deadline to apply for funding for fiscal year 2021-2022 or 2022-2023 has been extended to October 14, 2021 as indicated by the email timestamp or postage mark.
How to apply
- Complete an application form that demonstrates how the proposed project will contribute to the healing journey of individual Indigenous family members and survivors who are missing or have lost loved ones due to violence against Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people.
- Application forms are available upon request by email from the address listed in Contact us.
- Submit your application by mail or by email to the address listed in Contact us.
Your application must include:
- a detailed description of the project activities
- description of who will be providing the service or activity and their qualifications in trauma-informed, culturally relevant service delivery
- a description of participants or beneficiaries
- a list of results or outcomes and brief description on how to report on the outcomes
- detailed budget
You may be asked to provide additional documentation:
- your organization
- demonstrating project support
- demonstrating experience in providing trauma-informed, respectful, dignified and culturally relevant healing journey support to people or communities that have experienced the loss of a loved one
You can also include additional and supporting documentation with their application form, including a narrative description of their project, in other formats of their choosing.
Support for the Wellbeing of Families and Survivors of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People Contribution Program: application guidelines
If you have questions about this program, would like to request an application form, or if you would like help preparing your funding application, please contact us.
Missing And Murdered Indigenous Women And Girls Secretariat
10 rue Wellington, 20th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H4