Foundation / Corporation
First Nations Education Steering Committee (FNESC) and First Nations Schools Association (FNSA)
06/08/20 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:
The placement must provide a minimum of 80 hours of work.
For Eligible Expenditures, see http://www.fnesc.ca/wp/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/20-21-SWEP-Guidelines.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 program deadline of February 28, 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Please submit complete proposals to:
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 to firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone (604) 925-6087.
For technical support, contact Brian Howard, Information Systems Coordinator at 1-855-260-8539 or email@example.com.
First Nations Education Steering Committee
Suite #113-100 Park Royal South
West Vancouver, BC V5N 2K6
Canada: British Columbia;
Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales
Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg
Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d
Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are
Grant of $9,000 to a USA, Canada, or International early-career psychologist for child psychology research projects. The purpose of the program is for research and demonstration projects that foster an understanding of the relationship between self-identity and scholast
Grants of up to $2,500 to Canadian registered charities and individuals to promote outdoor safety. Funding may be used to train and educate youth and outdoor leaders on risk avoidance, and to provide activities to facilitate communication among youth, leaders, and paren
Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International researchers for research on reproductive biology in mammals and its relation to fertility regulation. Eligible expenses include fringes, institutional overhead, and stipends. Funding is intended to support early-career resea
Fellowships of $45,000 per year to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit educational institutions for postdoctoral research programs on Fragile X syndrome. A letter of intent is required prior to submitting a full proposal. The program aims to advance studies that se
Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International PhD, MD, and postdoctoral researchers working in a USA lab for cancer research projects. Emphasis is placed on projects addressing causes and/or treatment. Funding is intended to support young promising scientists at a criti
Grants to USA, Canada, and International graduate students and postdoctoral fellows for assistance in establishing careers as investigators in the field of neurofibromatosis. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Grant recipients will receive two