PSA – Qikitani Inuit Association opens the Qikiqtani Urban Inuit Programs – Food Security Application
Event: QUIP – Food Security Application opening
Effective Date: July 5, 2021
Iqaluit, Nunavut – July 5, 2021 – The Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA) is now accepting applications for the Qikiqtani Urban Inuit Programs – Food Security (QUIP-FS) program. QUIP-FS is a one-time $1,000 payment per household, for eligible Qikiqtani Inuit. QUIP-FS is delivered on a first-come first-served basis, until July 30th or until the funds are depleted.
QUIP-FS is available to Qikiqtani Inuit who live outside of Nunavut and are 16 years of age and older as of July 30, 2021. This program is designed to be a single payment per household. Multiple applications from the same household will not be processed. Payments will be made by cheque and delivered via Canada Post. Applicants should allow approximately four (4) weeks for processing.
To apply for this program please visit: https://www.qia.ca/food-security-qikiqtani-urban-inuit-program/. For assistance with the application, or for questions about other QIA COVID-19 support programs, please contact your Community Liaison Officer, call the QIA COVID-19 program line at (867) 975-8383, or email COVIDfirstname.lastname@example.org.
The Qikiqtani Urban Inuit Program is an expansion of QIA’s previous COVID-19 Food Security initiative that rolled-out in April 2020. The funding for this program is from the Indigenous Community Support Fund. The budget for this initiative is $500,000.
For more information, please contact:
Program Manager, Qikiqtani Inuit Association