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 closed. Please check back in May 2021 for funding updates.
2021-22 Funding application call for Nation Governance opens June 1st until funds are exhausted, or December 7th at noon. Please check back on June 1st for the application and guidelines.
Before applying for funding, please check with your nation and/or Matt Cook-Contois to see if you have an open Nation Governance file. All files must be closed using the Final Report template below.
New Relationship Trust