Blog by Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund

Cooking with Koohkoom

Food security is the physical and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy lifestyle. Indigenous peoples living off-reserve are more than twice as likely to experience hunger and food insecurity compared with non-Ind...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation: A joint statement from the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund and Community Foundations of Canada

Today marks the first National Day of Truth and Reconciliation. It was created in response to the recommendation # 80 of the Truth & Reconciliation Commission’s Calls to Action where they called “upon the federal government, in collaboration with Aboriginal peoples, to establish, as a statutory ...

Press Release | Leading Canadian Foundations Increase Investments to Advance Reconciliation

Toronto | Tkaronto – June 17, 2021 

On the first anniversary of the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund, we acknowledge not only the truth of the legacy of residential schools but also the ongoing efforts at reconciliation. 

At the closing event of the Truth and Reconciliation Commi...

Press Release | Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund awards close to $900,000 to Indigenous-led organizations across Canada

[Ottawa, un-ceded Anishinabe Algonquin territory; 22 September 2020]

The Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund (IPRF) has awarded $836,896.50 in financial support to 35 Indigenous-led organizations across Canada. The Fund, led by Indigenous philanthropic leaders a...

A Kaskawulash Glacier: About the Indigenous Peoples Resilience Fund

“The original peoples of Turtle Island have many stories of the past and present that reflect adaptability living in relationship with Mother Earth. We have learned that as the earth changes so does our relationship. Embedded in all of our stories are values that speak to humility, openness, listeni...