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Call for proposals – grants and contributions

03 January 2018 

Public Service Announcement

Call for proposals – grants and contributions

The Department of Culture and Heritage is now accepting applications/proposals for projects that promote, protect or preserve and revitalize the culture, language, arts and heritage of Nunavut.

Community-based, non-profit organizations, municipal corporations or individuals can apply to receive funding under the following categories:

  • Heritage programs – Preserving cultural legacy;
  • Elders and youth programs – Support for Elders and youth activities;
  • Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit – Maintaining Inuit societal values with social well-being initiatives; and
  • Official languages – Language promotion, protection and preservation.

If you have questions or would like help completing your application, contact grants and contributions at 867-975-5519 or email You can also visit

Projects must take place between April 1, 2018, and March 31, 2019. Societies, associations and corporations must provide proof of good standing with Nunavut Legal Registries. The deadline to apply is February 28, 2018, at 5 p.m. EST.


Media Contact:

Daniel Pimentel
Manager, Communications
Department of Culture and Heritage