Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and First Nations Schools Association (FNSA)
06/25/21 4:30 PM Receipt
Grants to British Columbia First Nations and Inuit communities to partner with nonprofit and for-profit employers to provide summer employment opportunities for Inuit and First Nations youth. Recipients will coordinate the placement of eligible high school and college students ages 15-30 with partnering employer organizations.
These objectives are consistent with, and support, the overall objectives of the Government of Canada’s Youth Employment and Skills Strategy (YESS) Summer Work Experience Program.
Key expected results of the SWEP are:
Note: The placement must provide a minimum of 80 hours of work.
For eligible expenditures, see http://www.fnesc.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/SWEP-Guidelines-2021-2022.pdf#page=5.
GrantWatch ID#: 163555
The non-profit sector employers are eligible to receive a contribution of up to 100% of the applicable wage, plus mandatory employment-related costs (MERC), while the private sector employers are eligible to receive up to 50% of the applicable wage only.
Note: Where a participant with disabilities is hired, all employers are eligible for 100% of the wage expenses. A maximum contribution of $3,000 per participant may be available, on an actual cost basis, for special equipment and facilities to accommodate a disabled student’s needs.
The activities will support work experience opportunities for First Nations secondary and post-secondary students, between May 1 and the newly extended deadline of February 28, 2022.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please submit a detailed proposal via online submission, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or by fax to 604-925-6097.
Apply online: https://vpn.fnesc.ca/
First Nations Education Steering Committee
113-100 Park Royal South
West Vancouver, BC V7T 1A2
For questions, please contact Kylee Mayers, Programs Officer, by email at email@example.com or by phone (604) 925-6087.
For technical support, contact Brian Howard, Information Systems Coordinator at 1-855-260-8539 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
First Nations Education Steering Committee
Suite #113-100 Park Royal South
West Vancouver, BC V5N 2K6
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