The Department of Culture and Heritage provides grant and contribution funding to non-profit community-based organizations, individuals, and municipal corporations who direct their efforts to the promotion, protection and preservation of Nunavut’s culture and heritage, official languages, and activities that support elders, youth.
The Department of Culture and Heritage funds over 400 separate grants and contributions each fiscal year. These include both large and small projects. Community-based projects that involve local people, especially elders and youth, are strongly supported. These programs have a significant impact on individuals and communities across the territory.