Grant Opportunities

WICC’s Awakening Grant to Help Indigenous Women in Canada

WICC’s Awakening Grant to Help Indigenous Women in Canada

Deadline: 31 March 2020

The Women’s Inter-Church Council of Canada (WICC) is inviting applications for Awakening Grant to support Canadian projects to help Indigenous women in Canada.

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This grant is funded by sales of the limited edition prints of “Awakening,” a painting by Canadian artist David Alexander Risk. They thank him for donating this painting to WICC, and their board for its vision to use this gift to benefit Indigenous women in Canada.

Focus Areas

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  • Addressing gender-based violence
  • Economic justice, health
  • Cultural education
  • Child welfare
  • Advocacy
  • Anti-racism
  • Peace

Funding Information

Awakening grants range between CDN$500 and CDN$2000, depending on availability of funds.

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  • Cooperation
  • Self-sufficiency
  • The growth of Indigenous languages and cultures
  • Awareness of underlying causes of suffering
  • Empowerment of women
  • The ability of women to develop their full potential
  • Culturally safe education and training for Indigenous women

Eligibility Criteria

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  • An organization in Canada supporting Indigenous women and children.
  • A valid registered charity number from the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • A project to benefit an Indigenous community in Canada.

How to Apply

Applicants can download the application form via given website.

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