Multicultural Grants Program
The Multicultural Grants Program is a program to assist community partners who support and promote respect, inclusion, and diversity in New Brunswick.
The Multicultural Grants Program will begin accepting applications for the 2023 - 2024 fiscal year on April 1, 2023. These projects can include, but are not limited to, projects that highlight newcomer community experiences, settlement and integration journeys and processes, as well as projects that identify and highlight racism and ways to combat it.
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Eligible applicants include incorporated non-profit organizations in New Brunswick operating in accordance with the Immigration NB's population growth strategy and mandate.
• businesses, companies or private organizations; and
• funding bodies (organizations whose sole mandate is to award grants or funding).
The Multicultural Grants Program undertakes to assist community partners working to meet the objectives of the New Brunswick Policy on Multiculturalism. The Policy indicates the need for actions designed to meet the following objectives:
1. To ensure respect for and adherence to the principles embodied in the New Brunswick Human Rights Act.
2. To eliminate ethnic and racial discrimination by identifying and removing societal barriers to full and equal participation.
3. To assist newcomers in identifying and overcoming cultural barriers which impede full and equal participation.
4. To facilitate access to services and institutions both public and private in one of the two official languages of the Province.
5. To increase public awareness and understanding of the multicultural composition of New Brunswick society through educational initiatives.
6. To ensure freedom of choice in matters of cultural commitment and expression in a sprit of acceptance.
7. To encourage retention, enhancement and sharing of cultural heritages among all cultural communities.
8. To utilize the full range of human resources present in New Brunswick to enhance social and economic development.
9. To encourage citizen participation in all aspects of New Brunswick life.
Examples include: workshops, publications, public awareness, etc.
The following information should be provided:
• Description of project including need for the project, objectives, activities, work schedule and resulting benefits.
• Dates of project.
• Location of project activities.
• Funding requests made elsewhere.
• Budget - total revenue by source - total expenses itemized for transportation and travel, office rental, utilities, publicity, equipment rental, materials and supplies, other.
• Copy of study or report submitted within 60 days of project completion.