Victim Services and Assistance for Families of Missing or Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

Program Summary

The purpose of this investment is to support culturally-responsive, trauma-informed community-based services for families of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls
Projects funded will address gaps where there are limited supports and services for families. Funding will also be available to increase capacity where services are already being provided by Indigenous organizations.

Eligible Recipients

Eligible applicants include Indigenous community organizations, non-governmental organizations, and provincial and territorial victim services.

First Nations are not eligible but could potentially partner with a Indigenous Community Organization

Application Deadline

This new funding is available from September 1, 2016 to March 31, 2020. There is no deadline for this call for proposals. Applications for funding will be accepted and assessed as they are received, until all funding has been allocated.

Contact Information

Victims Fund Manager, Programs Branch
Department of Justice Canada
284 Wellington Street, 6th Floor
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H8
F: 613.954.4893