‘It’s a dream come true’: Arctic Inspiration Prize offers $3 million to Northern projects

Seven organizations from across the Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut received money for future projects

Why It Matters

Few opportunities exist for Northern-based non-profits or charities to secure funding for new projects. Those that do exist often have application or reporting requirements that make them inaccessible. The Arctic Inspiration Prize operates on a different model.

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