Community-Based Justice Fund


The Community-Based Justice Fund supports community-based justice programs in partnership with Indigenous communities. Programs are cost-shared with provincial and territorial governments and designed to reflect the culture and values of the communities in which they are situated.

The IJP currently funds 197 community-based programs that serve over 650 communities.

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The Community-Based Justice Fund provides support to community-based justice programs, which are cost-shared with provincial and territorial governments. The objectives of the Community-Based Justice Fund component are:

Activities can fall at any point along the justice continuum, including prevention, pre-charge, post-charge and reintegration.

Who is eligible?

Any of the following may be eligible for contribution funding under the Community-Based Justice Fund:

How to Apply

There is no call for proposal process for this program stream. If you are interested in discussing a funding proposal, we encourage you to contact a Regional Coordinator in your jurisdiction.

Proposals received are reviewed by the Regional Coordinator in consultation with the Provincial/Territorial partners. Assessment factors may include community requirements and the availability of funds.