Orange Shirt Day Fund

Fund Objectives

The Orange Shirt Day Fund encourages Indigenous and non-Indigenous Manitobans to reflect on the impacts of the Indian residential school system through activities and initiatives that advance truth and reconciliation.

Proposals submitted to the fund should contribute to ensuring the legacy and impacts of the residential school system are not forgotten or downplayed. Additionally, the fund aims to:

  • recognize and honour Survivors for their strength and resilience
  • commemorate and memorialize the children who never returned home from residential schools
  • foster relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Manitobans
  • support activities aligned with relevant legislation and commissions
  • enhance understanding of the legacy of the residential school system in Manitoba

Application Deadline

The deadline to apply is Aug. 1, 2024.

Grant Guideline

Before you apply, consult the Orange Shirt Day Fund Grant Guide:




Orange Shirt Day - Application Form (English)

Orange Shirt Day - Application Form (French)

Questions or Assistance

If you have questions or require assistance, please contact:

Phone: 204-945-7161

Email:  Attn: Orange Shirt Day Fund