Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Recipient Name: Atikokan Youth Initiatives Inc.
Location: Atikokan, Ontario
Date: 2013-02-01
Value: $144,500.00
Type: Grant
Purpose: This 20 month project will identify and respond to the specific barriers that young First Nations women in Atikokan and surrounding communities in Northern Ontario face in participating in civic, political and community life. Girls and young women will discuss barriers, priorities and potential strategies for increasing leadership prospects. Partnerships with key stakeholders, including local female community leaders, will be developed to provide mentorship and support to girls and young women that will enable them to deliver girl-led projects that will address the barriers identified in the project.
Comments: Multi-year project