Media Advisory: RCMP now accepting applications to the Family Violence Initiative Fund

Press Release

January 9, 2023

The RCMP is now accepting applications to its Family Violence Initiative Fund (FVIF). The objective of the fund is to help communities respond to relationship and family violence and victim issues. Non-profit organizations and municipal, provincial and territorial partners who have a related mandate can apply by March 10, 2023.

The FVIF supports initiatives that promote awareness of relationship violence, assist survivors, and support crime prevention. It is an opportunity for community organizations to get funding for their projects, collaborate with their local RCMP detachment, and contribute to making our communities safer.

For all the details, visit the RCMP website.

Quick facts

  • The RCMP has a mandate to support the prevention of relationship violence, to engage with victims, and to collaborate with support agencies.
  • The RCMP is a partner to the Government of Canada’s Family Violence Initiative and receives funding under the RCMP FVIF.
  • The fund has supported projects such as classroom programs for teens about personal and social skills, and the development of awareness materials about local support services.
  • The deadline to apply to the 2023–24 FVIF is March 10, 2023.
  • To request an application form, send an email to [email protected].

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Contact information

RCMP Family Violence Initiative Fund Manager
[email protected]

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