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Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058

Indigenous Culture Fund updates

April 12, 2018

Staffing updates

Kateri GauthierKateri Gauthier, who was previously the Program Administrator for ICF (as well as for OAC’s Indigenous Arts and Multi- and Inter-Arts sections), has been promoted to ICF Outreach Coordinator.

Kateri is Anishinaabekwe who was raised in Niswaakamog (Sudbury) and whose roots are from Wikwemikong. She has more than 10 years of experience in administration and previously held positions with the Ontario Federation of Indigenous Friendship Centres and the Toronto Aboriginal Support Services Council. Kateri is a traditional hand drummer, singer, teacher, mentor and song carrier.

Taking over from Kateri as ICF Program Administrator is Véronique Belcourt. Véronique is Métis from the Historic Georgian Bay Métis community, with paternal ties to the Anishinaabe Nation. She has extensive experience as an administrator and has a great interest in promoting and developing Indigenous identity through community-based education.

Rounding out the ICF team are Janine Manning, Manager of the ICF, and Erika Iserhoff, ICF Grants Facilitator.
Learn more about Janine and Erika.

Results from the November 1, 2017 program deadlines

Results from the first round of applications to the Indigenous Culture Fund are now available on the Ontario Arts Council (OAC)’s website. We are looking forward to hearing about the positive impact that the projects will have on communities across the province.

Staff directory

If you have any questions about the ICF programs, please contact:

Véronique Belcourt
Indigenous Culture Fund Program Administrator
416-969-7424 | Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058, ext. 7424

Kateri Gauthier
Indigenous Culture Fund Outreach Coordinator
416-961-1660 ext. 51811 | Toll-free in Ontario:1- 800-387-0058 ext. 5181

Erika Iserhoff
Indigenous Culture Fund Grants Facilitator
647-258-5079 | Toll-free in Ontario: 1-800-387-0058 ext. 5079

Janine Manning
Manager of the Indigenous Culture Fund
416-646-7469 | Toll-free in Ontario:1-800-387-0058, ext.7469