MACA encourages and supports volunteers and the voluntary sector in their efforts to help build effective and sustainable communities by assisting with training that supports community based strategies proposed by voluntary organizations.
Each year MACA recognizes the outstanding contribution volunteers make to their communities across the Northwest Territories through the Outstanding Volunteer Awards Program.
The NWT Youth Corps Program is designed to assist community governments or volunteer organizations with programs that offer outdoor, cultural, environmental, educational, work, life and personal growth experiences that engage and reward youth.
The High Performance Athlete Grant Program provides funding to high performance athletes from the Northwest Territories to assist with the costs associated with training and competing in their chosen sport.
The Department of Municipal and Community Affairs encourages and supports individuals, community governments and organizations involved in the development and delivery of sport and recreation activities.