NRT Announces the West Coast Energy Fund

NRT

The New Relationship Trust (NRT) has announced that they are now accepting applications for the West Coast Energy Fund (WCEF). The West Coast Energy Fund (WCEF) was created in partnership between the Government of Canada (Strategic Partnerships Initiative – West Coast Energy (SPI-WCE)) and the New Relationship Trust (NRT). The WCEF is a $4.5 million […]

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NRT Announces New Nation Governance Funding

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New Relationship Trust (NRT) is pleased to announce that it has launched a new funding stream in 2018-2019!  The Nation Governance Initiative will support First Nations in British Columbia (BC) to complete Nation-building and self-determination projects that involve research, exploration, and practice of First Nations rights and title.  Projects funded by this initiative will help […]

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2018/19 Elders & Youth Funding Application Call Now Open

2018/19

The New Relationship Trust (NRT) is proud to announce it has allocated$700,000 for First Nations Elders and Youth Grants in 2018-2019. New this year, Elders Grants have been increased from $2,000 to $2,500, and an additional $200,000 has been allocated to Youth Grants for projects that are specific to First Nations language revitalization. Each year, NRT supports projects that: assist groups, communities, and […]

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NRT Announces Governance Capacity Funding for 2018

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April 3 – The New Relationship Trust (NRT) has reinforced its commitment to strengthen First Nations in British Columbia (BC) by allocating $1.85 million toward Governance Capacity for fiscal year 2018 – 2019. NRT’s Governance Capacity initiatives provide grants to First Nations communities in BC, helping them move successfully toward independence and self-governance. NRT achieves this through two strategic initiatives: […]

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NRT Announces Grants for First Nations Entrepreneurs and Businesses

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April 5th – The New Relationship Trust (NRT) has announced it will continue to partner with seven (7) Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs) in British Columbia (B.C.) to deliver the BC First Nations Entrepreneur and Community Equity Matching Initiatives. These initiatives assist BC First Nations entrepreneurs with equity matching funds up to $5,000 and First Nations community businesses up […]

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NRT Foundation Announces 2018-2019 Scholarships & Bursaries!

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April 10th – The New Relationship Trust Foundation (NRT Foundation), in partnership with New Relationship Trust (NRT), is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2018-19 Scholarships and Bursaries will soon open to First Nations students in British Columbia (BC)!  Apply online on Tuesday, April 17, 2018 NRT, the founding partner of the NRT Foundation, […]

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Economic Development Support Team capacity building module is now available!

Economic

The Assertion of First Nations for Economic Development: Online Course was designed to provide support to First Nations who wish to assert their First Nations rights in order to promote economic development in their territorial lands and waters. This workshop is designed to assist BC First Nations to: •Evaluate how they are using assertion activities […]

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2017 West Coast Energy Fund

2017

The West Coast Energy Fund (WCEF) was created in partnership between Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada – Strategic Partnerships Initiative and the New Relationship Trust (NRT). It will be delivered by our BC Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs) partners. The WCEF is a $5 million capital fund that is available to support small to large sized […]

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