Non-profit or charitable organizations can apply for a one-time grant to assist with Anti-Racism activities that benefit and impact racialized and Indigenous communities in PEI.
The Anti-Racism Grant is a one-time funding initiative to help promote a culture of diversity and inclusion, address racism and strengthen the link between racial equality and community cohesion in Prince Edward Island.
The following groups and organizations can apply by 5 p.m. on March 6, 2023:
- Indigenous governments, bands, councils, or non-profits;
- Non-profit organizations/associations;
- Municipalities and townships;
- Registered charities;
- Social enterprises;
- Non-governmental public or private institutions.
Projects eligible for funding must include activities to promote:
- Anti-Racism education and awareness
- Community support and capacity-building
- Changes to organizational governance that help address racism
Eligible projects can include activities that do the following:
- Create and/or implement seminars, workshops, training, mentorship that address racism
- Target online hate and promote digital literacy;
- Promote social participation and reduce barriers in community sport, arts and culture;
- Create and maintain historical resources that address the presence of systemic racism in Prince Edward Island;
- Enhance capacity-building for racialized communities and organizations. Special emphasis will be given to initiatives that support Indigenous persons, racialized women, youth, seniors, the 2SLGBTQQIA+ community, gender-diverse individuals, persons with disabilities, or religious minorities;
- Promote interventions for youth that encourage positive relationships between communities and the criminal justice system;
- Help racialized and Indigenous persons thrive in the community after contact with the justice system;
- Translate and/or adapt information integral for community integration;
- Enhance an organization’s ability to promote Anti-Racism;
- Create Anti-Racism mentorship opportunities;
- Build Anti-Racism policies/strategies, and a measuring component to assess long-term impacts;
- Strengthen organizational projects and advocacy.
Project proposals must be addressed to the Anti-Racism Table. Questions and proposals can be submitted electronically to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered for funding, project proposals must be received by 5 p.m. on March 6, 2023.