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Indigenous Culture Fund: Project Grants for Organizations

Results Announcement

Deadline Date: November 1, 2017
Budarick, John, Toronto
Elliott, Beedahisga, Rama First Nation
Fisher, Rahkaratahkwas, Tyendinaga
Kyak, Martha, Ottawa
Sutherland, Alice, Timmins
Juries are generally used to assess grants to individuals at the Ontario Arts Council (OAC). Juries evaluate applications using specific program criteria and decide which applicants should receive grants. In programs that do not have pre-determined grant levels, they also determine the amount of each grant. The number of grants and the amounts are based on the program budget. Jury decisions are authorized by the OAC Director & CEO.

To safeguard the integrity of the peer assessment process, we do not allow anyone who has a direct conflict of interest with an application to serve on an assessment panel where that application is to be reviewed. Indirect conflicts of interest are managed by a standard OAC procedure.
Number of Applications:
Total Requested:
Number of Grants Awarded:
Total Recommended:
Short-term Projects
Enaadmaagehjik, Wikwemikong, $60,000
Fort Erie Native Friendship Centre, Fort Erie, $60,000
Fort Severn First Nation, Fort Severn, $52,200
Georgian Bay Native Friendship Centre, Midland, $30,000
Lakeview School, M'Chigeeng First Nation, $30,000
Manotsaywin Nanotoojig Inc., Naughton, Atikameksheng Anishnawbek, $11,924
Matawa First Nations Management, Thunder Bay, $54,555
Migisi Sahgaigan School, Migisi Sahgaigan, $30,000
Minwaashin Lodge - Indigenous Women's Supppot Centre, Ottawa, $60,000
Neto Hatinakwe Onkwehowe Native Arts, Niagara Falls, $13,932
Omàmiwininì Pimàdjwowin, Pikwakanagan, $30,000
Ontario Indian Residential School Support Services, Batchewana, $60,000
Plenty Canada, Lanark, $60,000
Point Grondine Park, Wikwemikong, $50,557
Sandy Lake Board of Education, Sandy Lake, $54,200
Temagami First Nation, Bear Island, $12,295
Temagami First Nation, Bear Island, $30,000
Thessalon First Nation, Thessalon, $60,000
Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, Ottawa, $60,000
Whitefish River First Nation, Birch Island, $30,000
Woodland Cultural Centre, Brantford, $50,000

Long-term Projects
Babies and Beyond Coalition, Muncey, $60,000
Bimose Tribal Council, Kenora, $60,000
Centre for Indigenous Theatre, Toronto, $100,000
Community Living Six Nations Ronatahskats, Ohsweken, $97,798
Curve Lake First Nation, Curve Lake, $120,000
Garden River First Nation, Garden River, $60,000
Indigenous Friendship Centre in Sault Ste. Marie, Sault Ste. Marie, $119,780
Kashechewan Health Services, Kashechewan, $120,000
Kawenni:io Gaweni:yo Elementary School, Hagersville, $120,000
Kenora Chiefs Advisory, Kenora, $120,000
Lakeview School, M'Chigeeng First Nation, $60,000
Majiishkaa Community Organization, Thunder Bay, $120,000
Muskrat Dam First Nation, Muskrat Dam, $43,392
Na-Me-Res (Native Men’s Residence), Toronto, $84,112
Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, Toronto, $60,000
Native Child and Family Services of Toronto, Toronto, $120,000
Nipissing First Nation, Garden Village, $60,000
Noojmowin Teg Health Centre, Little Current, $119,842
Red Rock Indian Band, Nipigon, $120,000
Shoal Lake #40 First Nation, Shoal Lake, $120,000
The Gitigaan Project, Curve Lake First Nation, $56,250
The Ottawa Inuit Children's Centre, Ottawa, $120,000
Twatati Language Committee, Southwold, $116,220
Wasauksing First Nation, Parry Sound, $108,175
Webequie First Nation, Webequie, $99,748
Wikwemikong Board of Education, Wikwemikong, $120,000
Wikwemikong Heritage Organization, Wikwemikong Unceded, $120,000

The Indigenous Culture Fund is administered by the Ontario Arts Council on behalf of the Government of Ontario through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport.