Indigenous Language Projects: language revitalization projects, including workshops and classes. Examples:
Cultural Research, Documentation, Tools and Resources: research, documentation and development of materials to support cultural awareness and traditional knowledge. Examples:
Cultural Mentorship or Learning: projects involving training and mentorship in cultural knowledge or activities. Examples:
Youth: culture projects designed for and/or by Indigenous youth to enhance their knowledge of and access to land-based activities, traditional skills, teachings and Indigenous protocols. Examples:
The priorities of all Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) programs are to support:
Note: For art presentations or exhibitions that are contemporary and/or do not involve culture and community in the creation and delivery, see OAC’s Indigenous Arts Projects program.
May 15, 2018 and November 1, 2018, 1p.m. ET
Note: Applicants may apply for up to 100 per cent of the project costs, but are encouraged to seek revenue from a variety of sources where possible.
Important: You are not eligible to apply if you have an overdue or unapproved final report in any OAC grant program as of the deadline. If you are unsure of the due date or status of any final reports, please contact OAC.
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:
Complete instructions and requirements are in the application in Nova .
For information on how assessors rate applications see the Indigenous Culture Fund Project Grants Assessment Criteria