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Akwesasne Community Fund: Call Out for 2022-2023 Funding Applications

Press Release

The Akwesasne Community Fund Review Team, on behalf of the Mohawk Council of Akwesasne (MCA), is pleased to announce that applications to receive funding from the Akwesasne Community Fund are now available. Council has set aside a portion of the revenue received from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation to support various initiatives that might not otherwise receive government funding. The funding that’s been set aside is referred to as the Akwesasne Community Fund.

A total of $250,000 is available for distribution in the 2022-23 fiscal year.

For applicants to be considered eligible, the following criteria applies:

  • Must be established and/or operate in the northern portion of Akwesasne, with proof of a
    physical address within the jurisdiction of the MCA;

  • Must be community-based and not for profit;
  • Must not have an outstanding report or other obligation from any previous Akwesasne
    Community Fund call out;

  • Must have two contact persons for an application—both contact persons must be
  • Members of the Mohawks of Akwesasne in accordance with the Akwesasne
    Membership Code and both contact persons and the applicant must be in
    Good Standing with MCA; and

  • Proof of an established Canadian bank account in the applicant’s name must be provided.

The Akwesasne Community Fund guidelines and application forms may be picked up at MCA Administration Building 1 (the “A-frame”), which is located at 12 Akwesasne Street in the District of Kana:takon. These documents are also available on MCA’s website at and can be easily found by typing ‘Akwesasne Community Fund’ into the search bar.


It is best to find out if you are in Good Standing with MCA prior to submitting an application. To find out how to do so, or for further information concerning the Akwesasne Community Fund guidelines, criteria, or application form please contact:

Kristy Lauzon—Special Projects Officer
MCA Administration 1 Building
12 Akwesasne Street
Akwesasne, Quebec H0M 1A0
613-575-2250 ext. 2121
[email protected]


Applications must be hand delivered to location indicated above on or before the strict deadline of Thursday, June 23, 2022 at 2:00 pm. Late submissions will not be accepted. NO EXCEPTIONS will be made!

2022-23-ACF-Application-Package Download


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