Government of Canada Launches Commemoration Fund for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fun will support Indigenous organizations to work with families, survivors and/or communities to develop and implement commemoration initiatives.

The objectives of the Commemoration Fund are to:

  • Honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals; and,
  • Increase awareness about missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls and LGBTQ2S individuals.

The expected results of the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls Commemoration Fund call for proposals are:

  • Short term: Commemoration initiatives are developed to support communities in honouring the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and LGBTQ2S individuals.
  • Medium term: Indigenous organizations and those affected by the issue, including families, survivors and communities, work together on initiatives to honour the lives and legacies of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and LGBTQ2S individuals.
  • Long term: Increased awareness within communities across Canada about the issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women, girls and LGBTQ2S individuals.

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