Indigenous Reconciliation Initiative

Advances reconciliation by funding Indigenous-led cultural and economic projects.

We are accepting applications through 2 intake periods:

  • April 30 to June 30, 2024
  • July 1 to October 31, 2024

Applications received before June 30, 2024, will be processed first.


The Government of Alberta is committed to reconciliation with Indigenous Peoples, communities and organizations by supporting initiatives that enhance local economic development and Indigenous languages, cultures and arts.

The Indigenous Reconciliation Initiative provides funding up to $100,000 for cultural or economic projects through 2 streams.


Funds Indigenous-led initiatives that enhance, protect, or revitalize Indigenous languages, cultures and arts.

Funds Indigenous-led capacity and opportunity development projects that improve economic outcomes for communities.

Grant recipients

See the list of recent IRI grant recipients.


Connect with the Indigenous Reconciliation Initiative program:

Email: [email protected]