Funding Programs

You can narrow down funding opportunities based on who you are (eligibility) and what kind of funding you are looking for (category). Choose some options from the lists below and press go.


This program provides compensation to traditional harvesters in the Northwest Territories who have suffered loss or damage to equipment or assets because of a natural disaster.
This program provides financial assistance to Northwest Territories residents to help meet basic and enhanced needs. The program encourages and supports greater self-reliance to improve the quality of lives.
Provides financial assistance to seniors and persons with disabilities to help meet their basic needs. The program ensures clients have the opportunity to develop greater financial security so they are able to participate in community life and share in opportunities available throughout the NWT.
Funding for students enrolled in certificate, diploma, degree program, or training that supports Indigenous language revitalization
This program provides funding to Indigenous communities in unsettled land claim areas to participate in land and resource management activities affecting their land use areas.
This program provides support to organizations to deliver local activities, which either include a work experience component, or guarantee employment at the end of the project.
Funding for arts organizations for large art projects and events (e.g., festivals, exhibitions, residencies, workshop series).
Funding for artists, craftspeople, arts and non-arts organizations for the creation and presentation of medium arts projects and events.
Funding for community organizations to deliver community based Men’s Healing programs throughout the NWT.
Funding for licensed artists, crafters, filmmakers, commercial renewable resource harvesters, and small businesses to support small projects.
Funding to improve the accessibility of homes for people with a disability.
Funding to create new licensed early learning and child care programs (licensed programs), helping families access quality, affordable, and inclusive early learning and child care.
Funding to support NGOs who deliver critical GNWT funded programs and services to NWT residents, such as programs related to homelessness, addictions services, and shelters.
Funding for commercial farming, fishing, wild harvesting, and non-timber forest products.
The Northwest Territories Child Benefit provides low-to-modest income families with monthly cash payments to assist with the costs of raising children.
This program provides incentives to screen-based media productions filming on location in the NWT.
This program supports NWT producers with projects at the pre-development and development stages.
The NWT Senior Citizen Supplementary Benefit provides financial assistance to low income NWT Seniors to help pay for living costs.