Anti-Racism Action Program

Organization name: 
Department of Canadian Heritage
Deadline date: 
Tuesday, December 17, 2019 - 12:00am
Fixed date
RFP status: 

The Anti-Racism Action Program is one important means by which the Government of Canada implements Canada’s Anti-Racism Strategy.

The Anti-Racism Action Program is intended to help address barriers to employmentjustice and social participation among Indigenous Peoples, racialized communities and religious minorities.

Who can apply

The following groups and institutions are eligible for funding:

  • Canadian Indigenous organizations;
  • Canadian not-for-profit organizations and associations;
  • Non-federal Canadian public institutions such as boards of education, schools, colleges and universities, chambers of commerce, law enforcement and police agencies, hospitals and other health care institutions; and
  • Provincial, territorial, municipal and regional governments and their agencies.

Eligible projects

To be eligible, your project must align with 1 or more of the following 3 key themes:

  • Employment: reducing barriers to hiring, leadership training and workplace skills training;
  • Justice: promoting interventions for youth and encouraging positive relationships between communities and the criminal justice system; and
  • Social participation: promoting participation and reducing barriers in community sport, arts and culture.

The Anti-Racism Action Program will also prioritize projects that target online hate and promote digital literacy.

Application deadline

The Anti-Racism Action Program will accept applications until December 17, 2019.

How to apply

Please contact us to discuss your eligibility and receive an application package.

Read the Application Guidelines in their entirety before completing your application. 

You must meet all the eligibility requirements and submit a complete application package to be considered for funding. A complete application package includes:

  • the Anti-Racism Action Program Application Form;
  • a balanced (no surplus or deficit) Anti-Racism Action Program Budget Form; and
  • the following supporting documents:
    • most recent financial statements (annual audited statements if available); and
    • letters of support from project partners (if applicable).

Additional documents may be required, depending on the nature of your project.