This program supports Indigenous community, culture and way of life projects in Ontario undertaken by status and non-status First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals, youth councils, ad hoc groups and collectives. There are two funding categories:
Learning and Sharing:
The goals of all ICF programs are to:
May 1, 2018 and November 1, 2018, 1p.m. ET
Important: For more details on eligibility, see Program-specific definitions below.
Note: Applicants may apply for up to 100% of the project costs, but are encouraged to seek revenue from a variety of sources where possible.
Important: You are not eligible to apply to any OAC program, including ICF, if you have an overdue or unapproved final report in any OAC grant program as of the deadline. You may have an outstanding final report for a project that is not yet completed.
If you receive a grant you must submit a final report upon completion of the project. A final report form will be available in Nova. Final reports for this program require grant recipients to provide:
OAC is committed to having an accessible application process. OAC can, if needed, provide an alternate form or process to submit an application. See the Inclusive Application Process Policy. Oral applications may be accepted from Indigenous individual applicants.