Funding for Indigenous peoples

Find funding programs that support First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and communities.

Services and information

Indigenous Services Canada's funding programs

Indigenous Services Canada programs, services, initiatives for Indigenous and northern communities and organizations.

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada's funding programs

Crown-Indigenous Relations Canada provides funding for programs, services and initiatives to First Nations, Inuit and Northern communities, governments and individuals as well as to Aboriginal and Métis organizations.

Cultural funding programs

Explore a range of funding programs and grants available to support Aboriginal languages and cultures.

Indigenous arts grants

Apply for Canada Council for the Arts grants for Indigenous artists and art administrators.

Indigenous Courtwork Program

Learn about the help available to Indigenous peoples in conflict with the criminal justice system to obtain fair treatment.

Indigenous Justice Program: Community-based justice fund

Find out how this program supports community-based justice programs in partnership with Indigenous communities.

Indigenous Justice Program: Capacity-building fund

Apply for funding to develop the knowledge and skills needed to establish community-based justice programs within Indigenous communities.

Funding for Fist Nation and Inuit Policing Facilities

Find out about funding to support policing facilities in First Nation and Inuit communities.

Empowering Indigenous women for stronger communities

Apply for funding as an Indigenous woman to engage your community and address issues affecting your advancement.

Indigenous research funding for Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Learn about tools and funding opportunities supporting Indigenous research.

Justice Partnership and Innovation Program

Apply for funding towards community and school-based initiatives to improve equality for Indigenous Peoples in Canada's legal system.

Indigenous Climate Funding

Funding programs to support Indigenous climate action for a safer and cleaner environment.


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