Disclosure of Grant and Contribution Awards

Grant and Contribution Details: 2008-2009 - 3rd Quarter
Recipient Name: KA NI KANICHIHK
Location: Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Date: 2008-10-09
Value: $216,679.00
Type: Contribution
Purpose: This culturally based pilot project will engage Aboriginal male youth between the ages of 12 and 17 years of age who are becoming involved (early stage of gang entry) or at risk of being involved in youth gangs. Using the Circle of Courage - Reclaiming Youth At Risk model, Ka Ni Kanichihk Inc. will provide 15 youth per year with intensive skills development and cultural reclamation programming, education, counselling, support and advocacy within a supportive community setting. Working collaboratively with some of Manitoba's Youth Corrections Centres and Programs, including the Manitoba Youth Centre, Spotlight Program, Strong Heart Teaching Lodge and Probation Services, 5 of the 15 youth in the program will be referred by the youth justice system.
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