The Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative is accepting applications on a first come first served basis until February 26, 2021, or until the funds run out. / ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᓚᒌᓄᑦ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᑖᕈᒪᓂᕐᒧᑦ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᐅᑎᓂ ᑎᒍᓯᕙᓪᓕᐊᓕᖅᑐᑦ ᐊᒻᒪ ᑕᐃᒃᑯᐊ ᓯᕗᓪᓕᐅᔪᑦ ᑐᓂᓯᖃᑦᑕᖅᑐᑦ ᐱᔨᑦᓯᖅᑕᐅᖃᑦᑕᕐᓂᐊᖅᑐᑦ ᑭᒡᓕᒋᓗᒍ ᕖᕝᕗᐊᓕ 26, 2021ᒧᑦ, ᐅᕝᕙᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᑕᐃᑯᖓ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᓄᖑᑕᒐᓱᖕᓂᖏᓐᓄᑦ.
Each Qikiqtani household can apply for $1,000. The funds can be used for harvesting, purchasing groceries, and sewing. / ᐊᑐᓂ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓂ ᐃᒡᓗᖃᖅᑎᐅᔪᑦ ᑐᒃᓯᕋᕈᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ $1,000ᓂ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᐃᑦ ᐊᑐᖅᑕᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑐᑦ ᑭᓱᑖᕈᑎᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᐊᖑᓇᓱᒋᐊᕐᓂᕐᒧᑦ, ᓂᕿᑖᕈᑎᒋᔭᐅᓗᑎᒃ, ᐊᒻᒪᓘᓐᓃᑦ ᒥᖅᓱᒐᒃᓴᖅᑖᕈᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ.
The Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative is an expansion of QIA’s previous COVID-19 Emergency Harvester/Social-distancing on-the-land initiative rolled-out in April 2020. The Qikiqtani Family Support Initiative is allocating an additional $2.65 million to mitigate the impact of the pandemic on Qikiqtani families. / ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᑦ ᐅᐃᒍᒋᐊᕈᑎᒋᔭᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ ᓯᕗᓕᖅᐹᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᒥᒃ ᕿᑭᖅᑕᓃᒃᑯᑦ ᓄᕙᓐᓇᕐᔪᐊᖅ-19ᒧᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᖅᑖᖑᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᓅᔾᔪᑎᒃᓴᓄᑦ ᑐᓂᐅᔭᓚᐅᖅᑐᓂᑦ ᐄᐳᓪ 2020ᒥ. ᑖᒃᑯᐊ ᐃᑲᔫᑎᑦ ᑮᓇᐅᔭᓂ ᐊᑐᐃᓐᕈᕐᕕᐅᓯᒪᔪᑦ $2.65 ᒥᓕᔭᓂᒃ ᐃᑯᓪᓚᖓᑎᑦᑎᒍᑕᐅᔪᓂᒃ ᓄᕙᓐᓇᕐᔪᐊᖅ ᐊᑐᖅᑎᓪᓗᒍ.