Multicultural Initiatives Fund – Project Funding

Deadlines

September 30, 2017

March 31, 2018

If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.
Downloads
2017 MIF Project Guidelines PDF
Contact

Paul Gingras

Outreach Consultant

(306) 780 - 9813
1-866-476-6830

pgingras@saskculture.ca

Type of Funding: Project Funding

The Multicultural Initiatives Fund (MIF) aims to advance multiculturalism in Saskatchewan by supporting projects encouraging people in Saskatchewan to share, learn, appreciate, respect and accept cultural diversity. 

Amount

Up to 70% of eligible project expenses, to a maximum of $10,000.

Purpose

The MIF program objectives are to:

  • Support ethno-cultural, multicultural, First Nations and Métis initiatives, projects and activities;
  • Provide enabling resources to community-based organizations to ensure a wide-range of multicultural programs and services are offered to the people of Saskatchewan; and
  • Stimulate and support the advancement of multiculturalism through: cultural identity, intercultural understanding, or issues related to social justice and harmony.

Priority will be given to:

  • Cross-cultural or intercultural educational projects;
  • Multicultural festivals and events;
  • First Nations and Métis educational activities or programs that have a focus on implementing or working towards implementing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission's Calls to Action or reconciliation efforts;
  • Organizations and projects not already funded by other Lottery-supported grant programs;
  • Applications involving significant Indigenous and/or youth involvement, and those from the province's smaller communities.

Eligibility

Registered, Saskatchewan, non-profit organizations, First Nations bands, or municipalities, with cultural mandates are eligible to apply. The MIF program objectives are to support ethno-cultural, multicultural, First Nations and Métis initiatives, projects and activities. 

Before You Apply

  • Read the program guidelines; and
  • All applicants, especially new applicants, are strongly urged to discuss their request with the grant coordinator prior to submission well in advance of the deadline.
  • If the deadline falls on a weekend or statutory holiday, the deadline becomes the next business day.

Past Recipients

  • Spring 2017 - Project Adjudication Results Download
  • Fall 2016 MIF - Project Adjudication Results Download
  • Spring 2016 MIF - Project Adjudication Results Download
  • Fall 2015 MIF - Project Adjudication Results Download
  • Spring 2015 MIF - Project Adjudication Results Download

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