Building governance capacity helps First Nations and their communities move successfully toward independence and self governance.
NRT provides direct support to BC First Nations and their communities for capacity building initiatives. Support is provided according to communities’ unique capacity needs. NRT funding is offered in two streams: grants for individual communities, and grants for three or more collaborating communities.
The Nation Councils Policy Initiative supports policy development in BC at the Nation and tribal council level, and promotes information and resource sharing amongst the councils.
Additional Capacity support is being used to develop tools and resources that will benefit all First Nation communities. Specifically, in partnership with the First Nations Technology Council: