GNWT is accepting applications for the 2022 Anti-Poverty Fund

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — November 9, 2021

The Government of Northwest Territories is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for the 2022 Anti-Poverty Fund. The annual $1.75 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, may apply for funding.

Eligible projects must be 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, 2022.

The application form and guidelines are available here:


For media requests, please contact:

Jeremy Bird

Manager, Communications

Health and Social Services

Government of the Northwest Territories 

(867) 767-9052 ext. 49034