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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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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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The New Relationship Trust has committed $250,000 to 2017-18. to fund Kindergarten to Grade 12 (K-12) projects that are delivered by First Nations in BC. With the commitment to K-12 education projects at the First Nations community level, K-12 grants provide funding to BC First Nations to assist in the delivery of educational projects. Applications available here.

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Policy Development Policy Development funding is available to First Nation organizations with a province-wide mandate. NRT has allocated $250,000 in funding for Policy Development initiatives in the 2017-2018 fiscal year. NRT will support up to $50,000 or 75% of eligible project costs (proponents must contribute the other 25%) towards policy development projects for the benefit […]

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Nation Council Policy Initiative 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. NRT has allocated $250,000 in 2017-2018 for Nation Councils Policy Initiative funding. Up to $25,000 is available per project and a maximum of two projects […]

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