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Elders & Youth

Elders & Youth

Our Elders hold the wisdom of past generations. Our youth are the key to the future. Both groups are essential to strong, healthy Nations. Each year, NRT supports initiatives for both youth and Elders.

Youth Grants

The NRT BC First Nation Youth Grant Initiative provides incentives for groups representing First Nation youth in British Columbia to develop and deliver projects that strengthen youth leadership skills, build capacity and/or provide mentorship opportunities.

Types of projects include language archiving and participation in traditional cultural activities.

For funding information, click here.

Elders Grants

The NRT BC First Nation Elders Grant Initiative provides support for groups, communities and organizations representing First Nation Elders in British Columbia to develop and deliver community programs that benefit and build capacity for Elders.

Types of projects include storytelling, culture camps and participation in events and gatherings.

For funding information, click here.

Elders Gathering

Each year, NRT provides financial support to the Annual Elders Gathering.

Youth Advisory Council

NRT also provides financial support to the BC Assembly of First Nations for the BC Youth Advisory Council.