Multicultural Initiatives Fund – Project Funding

Deadlines

October 2, 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
2017 MIF Project Eligibility PDF
2017 MIF Project Applicant Eligibility PDF
Application Checklist 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

Project funding up to a maximum of $10,000 with conditions. Please see the application guidelines for more information and examples of how eligible expenses are calculated.

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;
  • Projects that have not received a MIF Project grant in the previous year; and
  • 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

Step One – What is the Multicultural Initiatives Fund (Project)?

Download and review the MIF-P Guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Two – Who Can Apply?

Download and review the Applicant Eligibility Guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Three – Is Your Project Eligible?

Download and review the MIF-P Project Eligibility guidelines (posted in right-hand column).

Step Four – What Costs are Covered?

Download and MIF-P Guidelines and review the Eligible and Ineligible Expenses (posted in right-hand column).

Step Five – Are You Ready to Apply?

Download and review the Application Checklist & Sample Questions (posted in right-hand column).

Step Six - Contact Us

Contact Outreach Consultant Paul Gingras at (306) 780-9813 or email pgingras@saskculture.ca before submitting an application

Step Seven - Apply!

Sign up or log-in to SaskCulture’s Online Grant Platform to complete and submit your application.

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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