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Empowering Indigenous Women For Stronger Communities (EIWFSC) And Qalipu Cultural Foundation (QCF)

Dragonfly Moons

EIWFSC is a province-wide collaborative partnership with the Inuit, Southern Inuit, Innu and Mi’kmaq people that focuses on ending gender-based violence, provide mental health services and provide culturally based programming for economic and financial stability. QFC preserves and promotes the culture and heritage of the Mi’kmaq people of Newfoundland. Both organizations are collaborating to continue the development of Dragonfly Moons, a social enterprise led by Indigenous women that provide workshops and training for the community. EIWFSC will market education, expand public awareness of Indigenous people and culture in the province, refine their market assessment and advance their business plan.

Grant amount: $75,000

Location: Newfoundland & Labrador
Program Focus: Social Enterprise
Grant Streams: Investment Readiness 2022