Supporting Indigenous Women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Organizations program

Funding to support Indigenous women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations.

The call for applications for the 2021 to 2022 fiscal year has now closed. The deadline to submit a proposal was February 11, 2022.

For selected projects, please visit Supporting Indigenous Women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Organizations program: funding recipients 2021 to 2026.

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About the program

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) is working with Indigenous women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations to:

This program will provide contribution funding for projects that:

The goals of this program are to:

Budget 2021 granted funding to support Indigenous women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations through CIRNAC. $36.3 million over 5 years beginning in 2021 to 2022, and $8.6 million ongoing was set aside for this program to allow stable and longer-term project funding.

This program in part responds to the MMIWG Call for Justice 1.8, which calls upon governments to support national, regional, and local Indigenous women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ organizations.

Eligible activities

Activities that improve organizations' ability to investigate, develop, propose, review, inform or consult on policy or program development.

For a list of eligible activities, consult the Application guidelines.

Who can apply

Incorporated non-for-profit national, regional and community-level:

Deadlines

This program is now closed. The deadline to apply for this program was February 11, 2022 at 5:00 pm EST.

How to apply

  1. Complete the application form (PAW# 9839284). If you are having trouble accessing the application form online, you can contact us by email.
  2. Consult the Application guidelines to review additional information and requirements before submitting your application. The guidelines include more details on:
    • eligible and ineligible activities
    • eligible and ineligible expenses
    • the process used to approve projects
    • the reporting requirements
  3. Email or mail your application to the address listed in Contact us.

Please make sure that your application is fully complete and that all mandatory documents are included. The following documents must accompany the application form:

You may also be asked to provide:

Submitting a proposal does not guarantee funding. Funding amounts will vary based on the number of applications received and availability of funds.

Guidelines

Supporting Indigenous Women's and 2SLGBTQQIA+ Organizations program: Application guidelines

Contact us

If you have questions about the program, need an application form or need help preparing your application, please contact:

Email: femmesautochtones-indigenouswomen@rcaanc-cirnac.gc.ca

Mailing Address:
Indigenous Women's Relations Unit
Indigenous and External Relations Branch
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
10 rue Wellington, 20th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec  K1A 0H4
Canada

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