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Aboriginal Men’s Violence Prevention Grants Program

The Aboriginal Men’s Violence Prevention Grants program is intended to support Aboriginal governments and organizations in Newfoundland and Labrador in their efforts to prevent violence.

The Violence Prevention Initiative recognizes that there are many valid approaches to ending violence including: increasing awareness, education, training, investing in leadership development, capacity building, or projects that offer healing or the ability for an individual or community to address violence in a culturally appropriate manner.

2015-2016 Guidelines and Application (1 MB)

Deadline for the receipt of application is Friday, November 6, 2015.

Aboriginal governments and organizations within the province of Newfoundland and Labrador may submit applications for project funding to a maximum of $10,000 to support the development and implementation of culturally-appropriate approaches to prevent male violence against Aboriginal women and children. A total of $30,000 is provided annually for this program.

  • Proposals that address one or more of the following goals will be considered for funding:
  • Implementing violence prevention programs aimed at male violence against Aboriginal women and girls;
  • Preparing and implementing a community based violence prevention plan of action;
  • Developing public awareness and education materials or activities such as posters, pamphlets or advertisements for the prevention of violence;
  • Developing anti-violence training and materials;
  • Providing violence prevention training for community members and service providers;
  • Improving the cultural strength of Aboriginal communities;
  • Supporting the transmission of cultural knowledge and language;
  • Developing and delivering cultural and other wellness programs, activities, and training that support violence prevention; and/or,
  • Developing mentoring programs.

For more information, contact the Women’s Policy Office.

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