Type of Program:
The Mi’kmaq Cultural Activities Program provides funding to Nova Scotia-based Mi’kmaq groups or organization to help build and empower Mi’kmaq communities through artistic and cultural activities and support the sharing of traditional knowledge, culture and language.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is up to a maximum contribution of 75% of eligible costs to a maximum of $10,000. Requests exceeding $10,000 may be given consideration.
Combined public sector contributions cannot exceed 90%.
Applicants must contribute a minimum of 25% towards eligible project costs. This includes a minimum of 10% cash from the project sponsor to demonstrate commitment and sustainability. In-kind support can only be used when there is an incremental and quantifiable value to the service that relates directly to the project.
When It Ends:
are strongly encouraged to speak with the Program Officer to discuss their proposed activity well in advance of the deadline and before completing/submitting an application,
must deliver the application by hand, courier or by regular mail. Applications must be received no later than 4:30 p.m. on May 1 or September 15. Applications postmarked on the deadline date are acceptable.
Other Things to Note:
The deadline for the 2021-2022 cycle was 1 December 2021.