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Table 1 Sources of funding for CFPs in Inuvik and Iqaluit

From: Community food program use in Inuvik, Northwest Territories

Community food Funding source
Soup and bannock program (Inuvik) Unknown
Soup kitchen (Iqaluit) Government of Canada via City of Iqaluit (~$20,000 annually) donations
Food bank (Inuvik) Bingo games
Food bank (Iqaluit) Fundraising
Corporate partnerships
Homeless shelter (Inuvik) GNWT’s Department of Education, Culture & Employment
In-kind contributions from the Town of Inuvik (building space)
Tukisigiarvik (Iqaluit)* Health Canada (~225,000 this year)
City of Iqaluit (~130,000 this year)
Qikiqtani Inuit Association (~100,000 this year)
GN’s Department of Culture and Heritage
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.’s Nunavut Harvester Support Program
In-kind contributions from the GN (building space)
  1. *Note: Tukisigiarvik has over 10 funding sources, so only the main ones are listed here.