Nation Governance Initiative assists First Nations in BC to complete Nation-building and self-determination projects that involve research, exploration, and assertion of First Nations rights and title and their authority and jurisdiction to decide over their lands, waters, resources, citizens, and services in a modern era context.
NRT will provide the following funding support:
- A maximum of $25,000 per project will be available where one (1) First Nation is involved.
- A maximum of $50,000 per project will be available where two (2) First Nations are involved.
- Projects must identify a minimum of 25% equity (own or other sources) to support total project costs.
The application process for Fiscal 2020-21 is now open until December 31, 2020. Applications will be adjudicated as they’re submitted.