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Call for proposals – Men and Boy’s Initiatives

24 July 2017 

Public Service Announcement

Call for proposals – Men and Boy’s Initiatives

The Department of Family Services is now accepting funding proposals for community-based projects that provide ongoing services for men and boys, or the development of new initiatives to promote the health and healing of men and boys.

These initiatives are a pilot project in response to outcomes from the men and boy’s gatherings that occurred in 2016-2017.

Individuals, community non-profit organizations and municipal corporations can apply to receive funding. Projects should:

  •  Increase community capacity for existing men and boy’s groups with a focus on building traditional and/or community knowledge and skills, and addressing trauma, or;
  •  Build community capacity to create new groups for men and boys with a focus on building traditional and/or community knowledge and skills, and addressing trauma.

If you have questions or would like help completing your application, please contact

Lily Zhang, Family Violence Project Assistant at 867-975-5229 or email

FS-FVP-IQ@gov.nu.ca. You can also visit the Department’s website at http://www.gov.nu.ca/family-services. Proposals should not exceed $20,000.

Please note the deadline to apply is August 18, 2017 at 5 pm EST.

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Media Contact:

Megan Blair
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services
867-975-5250
MBlair1@GOV.NU.CA