Indigenous Language Projects: for language revitalization projects, including workshops and classes. Examples:
Cultural Research, Documentation, Tools and Resources: for research, documentation and the development of materials to support cultural awareness and traditional knowledge. Examples:
Cultural Mentorship or Learning: for projects involving training and mentorship in cultural knowledge or activities. Examples:
The goals of all ICF programs are to:
This program has an open deadline.
Important: Due to the number of applications we receive and the limited funds available, grants awarded may be smaller than the amount requested.
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.
The activity for which you are requesting funding:
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.
Definitions of eligible applicants
Indigenous: Status or non-status First Nations, Inuit or Métis.
Indigenous ad hoc groups/collectives: