Gender | Equity | Diversity | Inclusion & Community Enhancement Program

UPDATE: The 2022 intake is now closed.  

The Gender, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion (GEDI) & Community Enhancement Program is a pilot program aimed at supporting projects or initiatives that directly contribute to a more inclusive PEI.

Eligible Applicants

  • Non-profit organizations/associations
  • Indigenous governments, bands, councils, or non-profits
  • Municipalities
  • Members of equity seeking groups
  • Advocacy groups
  • Registered charities
  • Social enterprises
  • Non-governmental public or private institutions
  • Individuals (including non-permanent residents)

Eligible Activities

Funding is available to support a wide range of projects to improve cultural inclusion, population retention, anti-racism initiatives, gender-based support and empowerment, and more. For more information on eligible activities, see the program guidelines, here.

Ineligible Expenses

  • Operational costs (e.g., salaries, wages, rent, etc.);
  • Infrastructural costs (e.g., new builds or upgrades/renovations to existing infrastructure); and
  • Capital costs are typically ineligible but may be considered under some circumstances. Please contact the program coordinator for specific inquiries.


Up to 100% of eligible project costs (See program guidelines for more details).


Application intake opened on September 6th, 2022 and closed on October 14th, 2022.

How to Apply

Please follow the Application Guide to develop you project proposal. Once complete, applications may be submitted by email to


Please send any program related inquiries to

Published date: 
October 3, 2022
Workforce, Advanced Learning and Population

General Inquiries

Economic and Population Growth
176 Great George Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4K7
Phone: 902-368-5540
Fax: 902-894-0342