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Call for Proposals – Parenting and Childrearing Community Funding Initiatives

21 January 2021

Public Service Announcement

Call for Proposals – Parenting and Childrearing Community Funding Initiatives

The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects within the 2021-2022 fiscal year for parenting and childrearing community funding initiatives.

Applications are available for projects that support community-based parenting and childrearing workshops with an aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings, practices and help in reducing poverty.

Non-profit organizations, societies and municipal organizations can apply for funding for projects that:

  • revitalize the wisdom and practices of Inunnguiniq.
  • support healing and wellness for parents and their families.
  • strengthen the roles of family and community in child rearing.
  • develop supports targeted at fathers.
  • develop supports for single mothers.
  • develop and or enhance parenting support networks.
  • support the development of parenting skills; and/or
  • support home visiting or parent mentorship.

For an application package, please contact Myna Kiguktak, Public Engagement Planner, at MKiguktak1@GOV.NU.CA or 867-975-5212.

The deadline to apply is February 15, 2021, at 5 p.m. (EDT).

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Media Contact:

Lucy Aqpik
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services
867-975-5207
LAqpik@gov.nu.ca