Justice Partnership and Innovation Program

Due to the labour disruption, there may be delays for this service and we may not be able to meet our usual service standards. . If you are a funding recipient and you have submitted a payment request to your usual contact within Programs Branch but not received a response, please redirect your request to PB-DGP@justice.gc.ca.


The Department of Justice manages the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program, which supports activities that respond effectively to the changing conditions affecting Canadian justice policy. Whether it is promoting or supporting newly reformed justice systems or improving the delivery of justice services, the Program allows the Department to develop and test these approaches in collaboration with non-governmental organizations and with other levels of government.

The Justice Partnership and Innovation Program includes a number of components. The information on this page relates to the General Projects component. When there are open calls for proposals for other components of the Program, information is included in a box at the top of this page.

Who is eligible?


The objectives of the Program are:


How to Apply for Funding

The General Projects component of the Justice Partnership and Innovation Program is not currently accepting applications.

Official Languages

In support of Section 41 of the Official Languages Act, the Department is committed to facilitate the participation of official language minority communities and their organizations in the development and assessment of the Department's policies, programs and services having significant impact on the development of the communities; and to take measures to ensure that the Department of Justice's programs and services reach official language minority communities. In the context of project funding, these measures include:

Sustainable Development

The Department of Justice encourages you to submit proposals electronically. If you submit your application on paper, please consider printing on both sides of the paper. These actions will minimize environmental impacts.

Publications and Resources

Contribution Funds for Non-Governmental Organizations, a Handbook (HTML)
We designed this guide as a reference tool to help you better understand and comply with the financial requirements described in contribution agreements. We recommended that you review this handbook if you receive funding for your project.

Contact Information

Department of Justice Canada
Programs Branch
284 Wellington Street, 6th Floor
Ottawa ON K1A 0H8
Telephone: (613) 941-4193
Fax: (613) 954-4893
E-mail: pb-dgp@justice.gc.ca