Call for proposals – Youth Initiatives Funding

Press Release

13 April 2023

In the spirit of Tunnganarniq (fostering good spirits by being open, welcoming, and inclusive), Qanuqtuurniq (being innovative and resourceful) and Pijitsirniq (serving and providing for family and/or community), the Department of Family Services is now accepting proposals for community-based initiatives focused on creating safe spaces for youth, such as:

  • youth transitional housing.
  • youth overnight shelters/youth emergency shelters.
  • youth programming within Nunavut.

Community-based, non-profit organizations and/or municipal corporations can apply for this funding. Applicants must provide proof of current standing with Nunavut Legal Registries, if applicable.

The application deadline is February 01, 2024.

For an application or general information on this funding initiative, please contact:

Ashlea Biles, Coordinator, Preventing Violence Against Children and Youth Initiatives at 867-975-5399 or


Media Contact:

Tony Canny
Communications Specialist
Department of Family Services


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