Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program

Contribution program to support Indigenous communities in re-establishing and revitalizing cultural spaces.

The Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program call for proposals closed on December 1, 2021. The program is working with 66 funding recipients as they complete their cultural space projects.

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About the program

As part of the Federal Pathway to Address Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People, Budget 2021 invested $108.8 million funding over 2 years, starting in 2021-2022, to re-establish and revitalize Indigenous cultural spaces.

Through the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program, the Government of Canada has supported construction and revitalization projects including, but not limited to:

The program has offered opportunities for Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ individuals to strengthen their identities and have safer, barrier-free, permanent and meaningful access to their cultures and languages.

The 2021 call for proposals received an enthusiastic response with more than 340 proposals received. This led the department to secure additional funding, resulting in more than $120 million being delivered to 66 recipients across 11 provinces and territories. The Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program funding mandate ended on March 31, 2023.

Map of funded projects

Visit the Cultural Spaces in Indigenous Communities Program interactive map to learn more about funded projects.

Showcased projects

Contact us

For more information, please email

Reporting template

For the 2023-24 Reporting template, enter 4548549 in the Filter items field of The Reporting Guide web page: Program Reporting Forms – Data Collection Instruments (DCIs) 2023-2024.

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