The NIB Trust Fund (NIBTF) has launched the 2022-2023 Call for Applications from Groups/Organizations for programs aimed at education, healing and reconciliation, training certification, cultural and traditional knowledge building.

Group/organization applicants can apply for single or multi-year funding and may apply for funding to support a wide range of programming such as:

  • Traditional education programs; back to the land activities, Elder and knowledge keeper activities
  • Youth camps
  • Employment training programs
  • Language and curriculum development programs
  • Community radio
  • Leadership and management programs
  • Cultural exchange
  • Mentorship
  • Dramatic art, theater, dance programs
  • Wellness programs
  • Family connection, and kinship programs
  • Healing programs
  • Empowerment programs
  • Online activities, workshops, etc.
  • …And more!

Who can apply?

The NIB Trust Fund accepts applications from groups and organizations with Qualified Donee status or a charitable number registered with the Canadian Revenue Agency. Groups and organizations may be:

  • First Nations and Métis communities
  • First Nations and Métis organizations
  • Cultural Centres
  • Educational Institutions
  • Societies, Foundations, Charities, Associations
  • Friendship Centers
  • …And more!

Deadline to apply

You must apply for funding by January 14, 2022, at 4:00 pm Central Time. No late applications will be accepted. Only completed applications will move forward to the selection committee.

You can complete an application for funding online here.