INDIGENOUS SERVICES CANADA
INFORMATION AND UPDATES
Investments, Commitments, & Announcements from Indigenous Services Canada and the Government of Canada.
Please find the latest updates and announcements below.
Indigenous Services Canada - COVID-19: First Nations Community Guide on Accessing Additional Supports
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) works with Indigenous communities in the provinces to support the public health response to COVID-19 with funding totalling $1.4 billion since the start of the pandemic, including $478.1 million in additional support announced in Budget 2021. This funding supports community-led responses to the pandemic, including providing targeted increases in primary health care resources for First Nations communities.
Indigenous Community Support Fund: Urban and off-reserve Indigenous organizations and communities
This fund helps Indigenous communities and organizations prevent, prepare and respond to COVID-19.
The request process for needs-based support recently reopened and Indigenous communities and organizations can request funding now. For formula-based funding allocated directly to First Nation, Inuit and Métis Nation communities, there is no deadline or request process. The funding is flowing through existing agreements.