City invites applications for community funding programs

August 20, 2021

City invites applications for community funding programs

 

Food Security Funding Program – FINAL CALL

The City of Iqaluit is currently accepting project applications for remaining Food Security Funding initiative, for fiscal year ending March 31, 2022. The Food Security Fund supports projects up to $5,000. Deadline is Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

  • The Food Security initiative is meant to assist organizations and programs in addressing food security issues that have arisen, or are exacerbated as a result of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
  •  Applications will be reviewed in the order they are received, until the end of business on Wednesday September 15, 2021. Funding will be awarded on a priority scoring basis. Subject to the availability of funds, applicants may be awarded more than one grant.
  •  Applicants must demonstrate how their project follows established nutrition guidelines; preference will be given to those projects that focus on whole, fresh foods, and/or country foods as part of a balanced approach to nutrition.
  •  Funding will be awarded only to organizations that are in good standing with Legal Registries, and the City of Iqaluit.
  • All funds must be expended prior to March 31, 2022.

The City of Iqaluit Community Funding Committee reviews and scores applications and makes recommendations for funding allocations to City Council. Council approval is required prior to the awarding of any funds.

For more information and to download an application form: https://www.iqaluit.ca/content/food-security-funding-program-application....

 

Community Wellness Funding Program – FALL CALL

The City of Iqaluit is currently accepting project applications from individuals and organizations for remaining Annual Project funding provided under the Government of Nunavut’s Community Wellness Funding 2020-2021. The Community Wellness Fund will support projects up to $5,000. Deadline is Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

The Community Wellness Fund is provided for community-based initiatives that aim to improve the health and well-being of Iqaluit and Nunavummiut. Projects should address one or more of the following priorities: Homelessness, Food Insecurity, Mental Health Initiatives, Culture/Special Events and Education/Innovation.

The City of Iqaluit Community Wellness Committee reviews, scores applications, and makes recommendations for funding allocations to City Council.

For more information and to download an application form: https://www.iqaluit.ca/content/community-wellness-funding-program-applic....

 

For additional information: 

Gerry Philip 

Finance Officer – Community Funding

G.Philip@iqaluit.ca | 867-979-5659

 

 

 

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