The Ungaluk Program opens a second and final call for project applications for the 2015/2016 fiscal year.

Kuujjuaq, Nunavik-December 15, 2014 –  The Ungaluk Funding Program, administered jointly by the Makivik Corporation and the Kativik Regional Government has opened a second call for project applications for January 5 to January 30, 2015. This call will provide the opportunity for project managers, who missed out on the first call this fall, to apply for funding.  This is the final call for 2015/2016 and it will follow the new Ungaluk guidelines and criteria.

Important information  includes:

  • This call is only for new projects (those that did not submit an application in the fall) and for projects that were recommended by the Ungaluk staff to be re-submitted.
  • Project applications must be submitted by January 30, 2015.
  • Project activities requested to be funded by Ungaluk cannot start before it has been approved for funding. Selection of projects will take place during the first week of March 2015.
  • Project duration may now exceed more than one year but not exceed 3 years. This is for exceptional projects, especially with regard to drug and alcohol abuse.
  • Project applications must follow the Ungaluk Guidelines document that is available on the Ungaluk webpage.
  • Project applications must be typed and submitted via email.

Ungaluk Funding Program

The Ungaluk Funding Program is a result of the 2006 Sanarrutik Agreement granted by the Quebec Government to the Makivik Corporation and the Kativik Regional Government. Its purpose is to make funds available to projects that will prevent and combat crime, promote safe and healthy communities by taking culturally appropriate measures, improve the social environment in Nunavik, and provide assistance to crime victims and improve correctional activities for the Inuit.

The following list provides Ungaluk’s project priorities (in order of importance) that applicants must focus on in order to qualify for funding:

  1. To reduce substance(s) abuse and or addiction(s)
  2. To prevent violence and other crimes (adults and or youths)
  3. To promote social integration or reintegration (Prevent offending or reoffending)
  4. To address trauma and or mental health
  5. To assist victims of crime and violence
  6. To build parental skills and or encourage safe family and or community environment
  7. To prevent school dropout and or to promote educational or developmental or personal development opportunities
  8. To promote alternatives to and diversion from criminal justice.

For the application form, guidelines and other important forms, please click here.


** Please note that remaining funding for 2015/2016 is being used for this call and therefore a small number of projects will be funded compared to the first call.