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[Canada Wide] Stream Three — Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (March 25, 2024)

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Stream Three — Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities

Stream Three of the Sport for Social Development in Indigenous Communities (SSDIC) component of the Sport Support Program (SSP) funds Indigenous governments, communities and other not-for-profit Indigenous organizations to deliver sport and recreation projects that meet community identified needs and priorities of Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ peoples in Canada.

$2.5 million is available annually to provide opportunities for Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQI+ peoples to participate in meaningful sport activities that support 1 or more of the Stream Three social development goals. Drawn from the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) Calls for Justice, the Stream Three social development goals focus on:

  • physical and mental health
  • suicide prevention
  • sexual trafficking awareness and prevention
  • safe and healthy relationships
  • sexual positivity (2SLGBTQI+)

Who can apply

To be eligible for Stream Three funding, your organization must be 1 of the following:

  • a First Nation or Band Council recognized by the Government of Canada
  • a Tribal Council recognized by registered First Nation Bands
  • an Inuit community as recognized by the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement, James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement, and other recognized provincial/territorial/federal agreements with Inuit populations
  • a Métis Nation or government recognized by the Government of Canada
  • a representative not-for-profit organization who is Indigenous-owned and/or Indigenous-operatedFootnote
  • 1 (51% + Indigenous shareholders and/or staff) and who primarily serve Indigenous women, girls and/or 2SLGBTQI+ peoples, in other words, have a mandate to provide services, programs or lobbying for Section 35 rights holders (First Nations, Métis, Inuit) and urban and non-status women, girls and/or 2SLGBTQI+ peoples

Application deadline

The application intake deadline is March 25, 2024, 11:59 pm (ET).

  • Funder

    Government of Canada

  • Start Date

    Feb 29, 2024

  • End Date

    Mar 25, 2024


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