Grant Name: Intergovernmental Cooperation on Minority Language Education







Intergovernmental Cooperation in the area of Minority Language Education aims to help provincial and territorial governments, directly or through the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC), provide members of the English (in Quebec) or French (outside Quebec) minority language community with the opportunity to be educated in their own language and to experience cultural enrichment through exposure to their own culture.


Provincial and territorial governments and the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada.

Eligible expenditures

Eligible expenditures include:

  • a portion of the costs incurred by the provinces and territories for support and administration activities related to minority language education, program development, training and development for teachers and professional staff in the minority language education system, student support and all other expenditures covered under federal-provincial/territorial agreements, including expenditures related to capital projects and interprovincial/interterritorial or pan-Canadian projects undertaken by the provinces and territories or through¬†CMEC.

How to Apply?

Provincial and territorial governments that wish to apply for funding from the Intergovernmental Cooperation in the area of Minority Language Education sub-component should contact the Official Languages Support Programs of Canadian Heritage.

Funding Amount

Funds are paid under a contribution agreement that specifies the reporting requirements and the terms and conditions of payment.

The Department will assume no responsibility for any contractual commitments entered into by the Applicant prior to confirmation of financial support from the Department.

Contact Information

Department of Canadian Heritage
Official Languages Support Programs
15 Eddy Street, 7th Floor
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0M5Email


1-866-811-0055 (toll-free)


1-888-997-3123 (toll-free)

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