Family Violence Prevention Program off-reserve call for proposals, 2017-2018
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The 2017-2018 call for proposals for family violence prevention projects off-reserve that support First Nations, Inuit or Métis is now closed. The deadline to submit a proposal was March 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
The Family Violence Prevention Program (FVPP) supports the day-to-day operations of 41 shelters, as well as funding for community-driven proposals for family violence prevention projects on and off reserve.
For this call, Indigenous organizations, associations and societies that have family violence prevention as part of their mandate will be prioritized.
INAC will hold two teleconference information sessions, one in English and one in French, to answer questions applicants may have regarding this call for proposals on Monday, February 27, 2017.
English session at 1:00 EST
French session at 2:00 EST
please call: 819-997-9167 or toll free: 1-866-885-0884
select 1 for French or 2 for English
select 1 (to participate in an audio conference)
enter the conference pass code: 17012#
The proposal should focus on one or more of the following themes:
trauma-informed care and mental wellness
family violence prevention awareness for Indigenous youth
empowering Indigenous women and girls
vulnerability to violence associated with the transition between on- and off-reserve
engaging Indigenous men and boys
Priority will be given to family violence prevention projects that identify:
a target audience (women, men, children and/or families)
a specific need (addressing violence in high-risk communities)
a delivery method (seminar, healing circle, cultural camp)
an emphasis on leveraging partnerships and additional resources
partners could include federal, provincial, municipal or community governments, but may also extend to communities and non-government organizations
tangible results with strong community participation
a sustainable best-practice project that could be shared and used elsewhere
Administrative costs cannot exceed 15% of the total approved amount.
Applicants are recommended to limit these costs to allow the project to maximize participation
Prevention project expenses must be incurred by the project completion date, as set out in the approved project proposal. For example, salaries can only be paid for the duration of the project and cannot be used for permanent positions.
Ongoing costs, such as long-term treatment or counselling services, must be incurred by the project completion date. However, the funding recipient of the project can refer clients to other services.
Applicants are encouraged to seek out cash or in-kind contributions to their project.
In-kind contributions can be any non-monetary good or service provided by an interested party without any expectation of reciprocal favorable treatment.
For a proposal to be approved, all assessment criteria must be met and fully completed.
Recipients will be asked to submit an annual report (PDF) outlining the project's results, number of participants and details around how the project fulfilled the priorities as per the funding proposal. The deadline for this report is May 31, 2018.
Project proposals can be up to a maximum of $50,000.
Who can apply?
Organizations located off-reserve that provide programs or services to First Nations, Inuit or Métis.
The deadline to submit a proposal was March 10, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
All documentation should not exceed a total of 10 pages.
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