Released on December 15, 2020
Application deadline extended to January 15, 2021
Today, First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs Minister Don McMorris announced that an additional $100,000 would be made available for projects that address inter-personal violence and raise awareness of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). This is in addition to the $300,000 announced in June.
“The Government of Saskatchewan is committed to meaningful and lasting reconciliation for the benefit of all Saskatchewan residents,” McMorris said. “These additional funds will further help community based organizations draw attention to this vitally important issue, as well as the finding within the National Inquiry.”
The $400,000 in total funding makes up the Government of Saskatchewan’s First Nations and Métis Community Partnership Projects Program for 2020-21.
The grant program is open to:
The deadline to submit applications has been extended to January 15, 2021.
Currently, five projects have received funding from the grant program:
Interested organizations can contact email@example.com or call 306-798-0183 for detailed application information. Applicants are encouraged to follow all provincial current health orders and direction from the province’s chief medical health officer related to COVID-19 when considering their proposal.
For more information, visit https://www.saskatchewan.ca/residents/first-nations-citizens/saskatchewan-first-nations-metis-and-northern-initiatives/first-nations-and-metis-community-engagement-projects.
For more information, contact:Jonathan Tremblay
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