The request for projects ended on September 15, 2023.
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The purpose of this Call for Projects is to contribute to the preservation, development and vitality of Indigenous languages in Québec by creating activities or products that promote learning and use of these languages.
The Indigenous languages covered by the program are those of the 11 nations present throughout Québec. These include the Abenaki, Algonquin (Anishinabe), Attikamek, Cree (Eeyou), Huron-Wendat, Innu, Wolastoqiyik (Maliseet), Micmac, Mohawk (Kanien'kehà:ka), Naskapi and Inuit nations.
Terms and Conditions
The program is open to non-profit legal entities (organizations, cooperatives or public authorities):
that have their headquarters and principal place of business in Québec
is registered in the Registre des entreprises non admissibles aux contrats publics (RENA), including their subcontractors, registered in the RENA;
has failed to meet its obligations after having been duly served with a formal notice in connection with the granting of previous financial assistance by a Québec government department or agency;
Financial assistance may not be used to make a payment to any entity in any of the situations described in the preceding paragraphs.
Projects submitted for this Call for Projects must:
contribute to the preservation and revitalization of Québec’s Indigenous languages
promote the accessibility, visibility and broadcasting of an Indigenous language of Québec
include a plan for public communication of project activities and results
take place in Québec
Priority will be given to projects that:
promote direct oral or written interaction
originate in a community or respond to local needs
promote written or oral expression in an Indigenous language
Projects not eligible for the program include:
those related to an organization’s day-to-day operations, i.e., projects that fall within the scope of activities considered normal and routine
those funded under another assistance program offered by the Ministère or included in the action plan of a cultural development agreement
those eligible for an assistance program sponsored by the Conseil des arts et des lettres du Québec, the Société de développement des entreprises culturelles or the Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec