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Indigenous Culture Fund: Small Grants

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: August 17, 2017
Cruz, Isidra, Toronto (OAC reviewer)
Gauthier, Kateri, Toronto (OAC reviewer)
Manning, Janine, Toronto (OAC reviewer)
Naponse, Darlene, Sudbury (OAC reviewer)
Swanson, Kerry, Toronto (OAC reviewer)

Applications to the Indigenous Culture Fund (ICF) Small Grant program are reviewed internally by Indigenous staff members, a process which allows us to expedite application decisions within a six to eight-week timeframe. ICF staff members evaluate applications using specific program criteria to determine which applicants are eligible to receive grants and will receive funding. The number of grants and amounts are based on the program budget. Decisions are authorized by the Ontario Arts Council Director & CEO.

To safeguard the integrity of the evaluation process, staff in direct or indirect conflicts of interest with an application do not participate in the evaluation of that application.
Number of Applications:
Total Requested:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Total Recommended:
(from August 1, 2017 to March 31st, 2018):

akinoomoshin wiigwam, Naughton, $5,000
Ashawasegai, Jennifer, Pickerel, $4,000
Atikokan Native Friendship Centre, Atikokan, $5,000
Babin, Elizabeth, Wahgoshig First Nation, $4,500
Barrie Area Native Advisory Circle, Barrie, $5,000
Brewster, Wenzdae, Toronto, $5,000
Budarick, John, Victoria Harbor, $5,000
Chokomolin, Paul, Wahgoshig First Nation, $3,019
Cromarty, Lisa, Sudbury, $5,000
Dale, Strength, Utterson, $5,000
Day, Janet, Cutler, $2,500
Day, Janet, Cutler, $3,000
Day, Janet, Cutler, $5,000
Dimaline, Cherie, Toronto, $5,000
Elliott, Beedahisga, Rama F.N., $5,000
Enaadmaagehjik, Wikwemikong, $4,986
Fisher, Rahkaratahkwas, Tyendinaga, $4,961
Fisher, Rahkaratahkwas, Tyendinaga, $5,000
Fobister, Waawaate, Fort Frances, $5,000
Fortier, Shardae, Toronto, $681
George, Red Dog, Lambton Shores, $5,000
Gordon, Margaret, Sudbury, $5,000
Her Majesty's Royal Chapel of the Mohawks, Brantford, $5,000
Indigenous Fashion Week Toronto, Toronto, $5,000
Jones, Adam, Toronto, $5,000
Jones, Susie, Wallaceburg, $5,000
Juddah's Place, Ohsweken, $5,000
Juddah's Place, Ohsweken, $5,000
Kakekayash, April, Weagamow Lake, $5,000
Levi, Elisa, Toronto, $5,000
Longboat, Katie, Toronto, $580
Maamwesying North Shore Health Services Inc., Cutler/Serpent River First Nation, $5,000
Majiishkaa Community Organization, Thunder Bay, $5,000
McGahey II, Monty, Muncey, $5,000
Mukwa Medicine Collective, Kitchener, $5,000
Osawabine, Joe, Wikwemikong, $5,000
Osawamick, Lisa, Sudbury, $5,000
Quesnelle, Fred, Bear Island, $5,000
Strapp, Rihkee, Sault Ste. Marie, $5,000
Sweetgrass First Nations Language Council Inc., Brantford, $5,000
Thomas, Samuel, Niagara Falls, $5,000
Wassegijig, Anthony, Wikwemikong, $5,000
White, Michael, Toronto, $5,000
Young, Mildred, Naughton, $4,385

The fund is part of the Government of Ontario’s response to the Calls to Action of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada (TRC). The OAC and the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport acknowledge and thank all of the survivors, their relations and the TRC.