NU Government: Call for Proposals – Parenting and Childrearing community funding initiatives

by pnationtalk on May 15, 2019160 Views

May 14, 2019

The Department of Family Services is accepting proposals for projects in 2019-2020 that support community based parenting and childrearing workshops and aim to rebuild and strengthen Inuit traditional childrearing teachings and practices.

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 May 29, 2019, at 5 p.m. (EDT).

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Media Contacts:

Tracy Wood
Policy Analyst
Department of Family Services
867-975-5207
TWood@gov.nu.ca

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