The Youth Grant Initiative is available to all BC First Nation Youth groups at the community level. Priority will be given to Youth Groups.
The New Relationship Trust allocated $250,000 for 2018-2019 to assist BC First Nation youth projects in their communities, and an additional $200,000 for youth projects that are specific to First Nations language revitalization.
The maximum amount available is $2,000 per First Nations youth group project. A maximum amount of $4,000 is available for First Nations youth group projects that are specific to First Nations language revitalization. Only one project per First Nation and/or community will be funded per year.
The purpose of this initiative is to build capacity, which is defined as enhancing knowledge, abilities, skills and processes in areas such as: Leadership, Mentorship, Team Building and Language.