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Elders Grant Initiative

Grants to British Columbia First Nation Elders
Groups for Capacity Development Projects

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New Relationship Trust (NRT)

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Grants of up to $2,500 to British Columbia First Nation Elders groups to implement projects that encourage capacity development. Funding may be used for activities to enhance skills, abilities, and knowledge in the areas of leadership, team building, language and culture, and mentorship.

Types of projects include storytelling, culture camps, and participation in events and gatherings.

This grant can also be used for Elders Groups wanting to attend the 42nd Annual Elders Gathering in Duncan Hosted by the Cowichan Tribes this summer.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 154843

Estimated Size of Grant:

The maximum amount available is $2,500 per Elders group or First Nation/community/organization.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Elders Grant Initiative is available to all BC First Nation Elders groups at the community level.

Priority will be given to Elders Groups.

Examples of Ineligible Expenses or Projects:
• Tuition, fees and school-related costs
• Existing administration costs and overhead costs
• Honorariums or existing staff wages or salaries

Pre-Application Information:

Open: Monday, June 15, 2020.

Application deadline: Thursday, August 6, 2020.

Elder and Youth Initiatives:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications and proposals can be delivered by email, fax, mailed, or dropped off in-person to:

New Relationship Trust
BC First Nation Elders Grant Initiative 2019-2020
3188 Alder Court
North Vancouver, BC V7H 2V6

Attention: Lana Plante, Project Officer
Faxed to: 604-925-3348
or E-mailed to:

Phone: 604.925.3338
Toll-free 1.877.922.3338

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia;

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