GNWT is accepting applications for the 2021 Anti-Poverty Fund

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — November 18, 2020

The Government of Northwest Territories is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2021 Anti-Poverty Fund. The annual $1 million Fund can be used to support poverty reduction initiatives in NWT communities.

NWT Indigenous governments and community governing authorities as well as non-government organizations who demonstrate partnership or support from an Indigenous or community governing authority can apply for funding.

Eligible projects must be located in the NWT and must align with at least one of the Territorial Anti-Poverty Strategy priorities:

·       Children and Family Support

·       Healthy Living and Reaching Our Potential

·       Safe and Affordable Housing

·       Sustainable Communities

·       Integrated Continuum of Services


Application deadline is January 31, 2021.

The application form and guidelines are available here:

·       Applying for the Anti-Poverty Fund



Media Contact

Damien Healy
Manager, Communications
Department of Health and Social Services
Government of the Northwest Territories
(867) 767-9052 ext. 49034