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#IndigenousYouthRise COVID-19 Support Fund

Are you an Indigenous youth aged 13-30? Apply for up to $1000 to lead an online/virtual event or project! The #IndigenousYouthRise COVID-19 support fund is a grant to support Indigenous youth and promote community wellness during the COVID-19 pandemic!

The Support Fund offers up to $1000 for online projects that occur in Canada and are Indigenous Youth-led (ages 13-30). All you need to do is submit a short application for the event/project you want to lead! Projects must take place virtually and can include:

  • Art based workshops & gatherings (beading, drumming, painting, weaving, carving, poetry, music, etc.)
  • Online concerts, talent shows or performances
  • Educational webinars (medicines, mental health, cultural teachings, language, Indigenous youth perspectives, etc.)
  • Storytelling, video projects or podcasts
  • Care packages
  • Online community games, challenges & contests (social media, charades, scavenger hunts, IQ games, Jeopardy, Wheel of Fortune, jigging, powwow, virtual sports, etc.)
  • Indigenous youth advocacy (roundtables on specific issues, panel discussions, etc.)
  • Skill and knowledge development training or courses (leadership, mental health training, masterclasses, etc.)
  • We believe Indigenous youth deserve to stay connected during this time, and we want to support you to do that.

Deadline: January 31, 2021