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Call for Proposals – Childrearing Community Funding Initiatives

07 March 2022

Public Service Announcement

Call for Proposals – Childrearing Community Funding Initiatives

The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects in 2022-2023 that support community-based childrearing programs and aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices.

  • Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations can apply for funding for projects that include but are not limited to: revitalize the wisdom and practices of Inunnguiniq.
  • support healing and wellness for parents/guardians and their families.
  • strengthen the roles of family and community in childrearing.
  • develop supports targeted at fathers.
  • develop supports for single mothers.
  • develop and or enhance parenting support networks.
  • support the development of parenting skills.
  • support home visiting or parent mentorship.
  • help reduce poverty.
  • help build self-reliance.

For an application package, please contact Myna Kiguktak, Public Engagement Planner, at MKiguktak1@GOV.NU.CA or 867-975-5212.

Please note the deadline to apply is March 25, 2022, at 5 p.m. EST.

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Media Contact:

Tony Canny
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services
867-975-5207
acanny@gov.nu.ca