Indigenous Youth Rise COVID-19 Support Fund

Posted: May 25, 2020

Topic: Community Support

Source: WE MATTER

The We Matter #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 $500 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.)

How to apply:

For more information: https://wemattercampaign.org/activities/supportfund