Walking Together Grants

Walking Together Grants support youth-led Truth and Reconciliation projects.

Walking Together is a call for proposals developed in response to The Winnipeg Foundation’s Vital Signs 2017 which identified reconciliation as one of Winnipeg’s most pressing issues. This special grants program is overseen by the Youth Advisory Council.

Eligibility

Schools and charitable organizations with youth committees are eligible to apply. Organizations must have a registered charitable number from Canada Revenue Agency to apply for a Walking Together Grant. 

Resources

As you develop your application, we strongly encourage you to read the following:

Criteria

Grants of up to $10,000 are available for youth-led, one-year projects that respond to one or more of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s calls to action or an article of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.

Please review our Walking Together Grants Policies & Timelines [PDF] to ensure your project fits the criteria.


Walking Together – Recent Grants

See projects that were supported last year

June 2019

Organization Description Amount
Gordon Bell High School Indigenous student mentorship program for Indigenous students $5,000
John Taylor Collegiate Monthly educational events for students on Indigenous Peoples and Truth and Reconciliation $6,000
Seven Oaks School Division (Indigenous Youth Gathering) Two-day Indigenous Youth Gathering in 2020 $7,825
Seven Oaks School Division (Conference for 2SLGBTQ youth) One-day conference for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Colour) students and members of the 2SLGBTQ community (Two-Spirit, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning) $2,300
Spence Neighborhood Association Bridging the Gap project bringing newcomer and Indigenous youth for outings focusing on Indigenous culture, traditions, and history $4,923
St. James Collegiate Workshops and outings to teach non-Indigenous students about Indigenous culture and support for Indigenous students to re-connect with their culture $5,800
  TOTAL $31,848

Final Report

Grant recipients must submit their final report within three (3) months of the completion of the project and no later than June 30, 2020.


Application due dates

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the due date has been extended and applications are now due by 4:30 p.m. on Monday, June 15 (notification in late July).

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