Community Researcher Capacity Development Program

This program provides NWT organizations with funding support to hire Indigenous residents to conduct research in the NWT. This fund's purpose is to build research capacity among Indigenous and NWT residents. 


NWT Indigenous governments, Treaty or land claim organizations, their affiliated research institutes or programs, and NWT organizations with a health-related research or program mandate will be eligible for funding.

How to Apply

Proposals are accepted on a rolling basis. Please contact Lianne Mantla-Look at for more information. 

Download the full program criteria below:

Community Researcher Capacity Development Program