GNWT is accepting applications for the 2023 Anti-Poverty Fund

Public Service Announcement

Yellowknife — December 16, 2022

The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) is now accepting applications for the 2023 Anti-Poverty Fund. The annual $1.75 million Fund can be used to support poverty reduction initiatives in Northwest Territories (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 occur and be implemented in the NWT and 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

For the application form, guidelines and FAQs, visit Applying for the Anti-Poverty Fund.

Application deadline is January 31, 2023.


For media requests, please contact:

Nancy Guardado

Communications Advisor

Health and Social Services

Government of the Northwest Territories 

(867) 767-9052 ext. 49033