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Indigenous Reconciliation Fund –

Applications are open for the first round of grants!


Am I or is my group eligible to apply?

Are you Indigenous (FNMI) and do you reside within the jurisdiction of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Peterborough?  If you answered "yes" to both questions, you are likely eligible to apply.  Check for more specific details by using the following link


How do I apply?

Check the weblink below for information about the IRF, the process to apply, and many more details.


When can I apply?

From today until Wednesday, September 27th (2023) at noon


Where do I send the completed application form?

Complete the Application Form in the format that works for you.  Three formats (PDF, Microsoft Word, or print version) of the Application Form are available for your convenience.  Send the completed Application Form by email or regular mail for receipt before September 27th at noon:


Mailing Address:

Office of the Bishop - Indigenous Reconciliation Fund Local Committee

PO Box 175

Peterborough, ON, K9J 6Y8


Will there be more rounds of application?

Yes.  There are plans to open more rounds in 2023-2024, and if needed, to partner with Arch/Dioceses as possible.


I want to talk with someone on the IRF Local Committee.  How do I contact them?

The list of members and advisory members is found in the signature line of this email.  Please send an email to indicating who you would like to contact and your request will be sent directly to them.


What if I am not living within the area served by the Diocese of Peterborough?

Please contact the Arch/Diocese serving your area to find out about the IRF they are offering.  If you need help to find out which one it is, send an email to

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