RCMP Family Violence Initiative Fund

Supporting communities and victims

The RCMP Family Violence Initiative Fund helps communities respond to relationship and family violence and victim issues.

Objectives of the fund

The fund helps to:

  • Promote awareness of relationship and family violence
  • Assist victims of family and relationship violence
  • Support RCMP crime prevention programs
  • Prevent crime in Indigenous communities

How to use the fund

Examples of uses of the fund include:

  • Activities that prevent high-risk groups from reoffending
  • Presentations or workshops to increase public awareness
  • Activities that help victims of crime develop coping skills and resilience
  • Training for sexual assault investigators

The fund does not cover any salary dollars or multi-year projects.

Who can apply

You can apply for funding if:

  • You are a front-line RCMP officer
  • You are part of a community partner organization* with a mandate to respond to and reduce incidents of family violence

*Coordination with local RCMP services is required.

How to apply

Contact your local RCMP detachment or send an email to RCMP.FVIF-IFMVF.GRC@rcmp-grc.gc.ca for more information.

Quick facts

  • Since 2004, the fund has supported almost 400 initiatives across Canada.
  • In 2018-19, the fund supported 34 initiatives, with a total of $386,991.00.
  • The fund has supported projects such as:
    • Classroom programs for teens about personal and social skills
    • Musical and traditional activities to promote cultural awareness
    • Materials about local resources and support services
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