Indigenous Services Canada (ISC)
Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP)
Program which supports the day-to-day operations of 41 shelters, as well as funding for community-driven proposals for family violence prevention projects on and off reserve. The FVPP is a key component of the Government of Canada’s Action Plan to Address Family Violence and Violent Crimes Against Aboriginal Women and Girls.
- Chiefs & Councils of First Nation bands recognized by ISC (Shelter operations & prevention projects)
- Tribal Councils (Shelter operations & prevention projects)
- Provinces (Shelter operations)
- Yukon Territory (Shelter operations)
- First Nations authority, board, committee or other entity approved by Chief and Council (Shelter operations & prevention projects) • Incorporated shelters (Shelter operations & prevention projects)
- First Nation Child and Family Services (FNCFS) Agencies or Societies (Shelter operations & prevention projects)
- Indigenous communities and organizations (Prevention projects)
Shelters receive annual operational funding on an ongoing basis in April of each year. The deadline to submit a proposal is April 19, 2018 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
For more information:
South First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Regina) at (306) 780-5392
North and Central First Nations: Contact Indigenous Services Canada Regional Operations (Prince Albert) at (306) 953-8522
First Nations may also contact their Funding Services Officer directly for a program referral.