The Department of Executive and Indigenous Affairs (EIA) provides financial assistance in the form of grants to Indigenous governments and Indigenous organizations in the Northwest Territories for the special events, and core funding for Métis locals.
The Department also administers grants on behalf of the Gender Equity Division, including the Women’s Initiative Grant and the Gender Equity Unit/Division Grant.
More information on the criteria and how to apply for the grants can be found at the following links:
Special Events Fund: EIA provides financial assistance to Indigenous governments and Indigenous organizations in the Northwest Territories for annual general assemblies, special assemblies, public community celebrations of National Indigenous Peoples Day, and other special events.
Core Funding to Métis Locals: EIA provides financial assistance to Métis Locals in the Northwest Territories in the form of annual core funding to assist with office operating costs.
Women's Initiatives Grant: EIA, through the Women’s Advisory Office, provides funding to support special projects designed to enhance the cultural, economic, political, and social participation of women in the Northwest Territories. A maximum amount of $5,000 is awarded per project.
The Gender Equity Unit Grant provides funding to support community-based projects designed to enhance gender equity across the Northwest Territories. A maximum of $5,000 is awarded per project.