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  • Friendship Centres and other incorporated urban Aboriginal non-profit service delivery organizations that deliver programs and services to all urban Aboriginal individuals, commonly referred to as statue-blind, who:
  • deliver at least 2 programs and services not already funded by Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (or provide case management and referral services in partnership with 4 external programs and services when resources are not accessible to support the delivery of programs and services) that support urban Aboriginal participation in the economy; and
  • are accountable and transparent Aboriginal community institutions.
  • Provide a summary of the types of programs delivered, a brief background on your organization and contact information. Applicants are required to identify community partners and funders.
  • Operate in accordance with the OC program standards, policies and guidelines.
  • Serve an urban area with minimum population requirements; an urban area in Canada has a population of at least 1,000 people, of which 500 must be Aboriginal, where the population density is no fewer than 400 persons per square km. Urban is defined as a city, town, village or hamlet with populations of at least 1,000.
  • In the case where the urban area has <1000>
  • “In light of the realities of the north, exceptions will be considered on a case by case basis for Friendship Centres or urban Aboriginal organizations found in Nunatsiavut, Nunavut, Northwest Territories and the Yukon.
  • The OC program is not intended to supplement a shortage of funding under another program or initiative of any level of government.

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