Nation Rebuilding Program
This new program provides funding to develop capacity within Indigenous groups to rebuild their nations.
Priority will be given to proposals received before September 21, 2018.
About the program
The Government of Canada has committed to a forward-looking and transformative agenda to renew relationships with Indigenous peoples. Indigenous groups are seeking to rebuild their nations in a manner that responds to their priorities and the unique needs of their communities.
Beginning in 2018, the Nation Rebuilding Program will provide funding support for activities facilitating Indigenous groups' own path to reconstituting their nations. Funding will be provided annually, for up to five years, through contribution agreements. Additional calls will be issued in the future for 2019-2020 and beyond.
Who can apply?
Recipients eligible to receive funding under this program are the following:
- reconstituted Indigenous nations entities (as self-defined by Indigenous groups, could be linked by cultural or linguistic background, geographical area or historical treaty lines)
- nation member communities or member organizations
- national and regional Indigenous organizations
- self-governing Indigenous governments
The deadline for the 2018-2019 call for proposals is September 21, 2018. Proposals received after September 21, 2018 will be evaluated if funding is still available.
How to apply?
Please review the Nation Rebuilding Program Guidelines for specific requirements and send your proposal by mail or email to:
Director, Negotiation Support Directorate
Policy Development and Coordination Branch
Treaties and Aboriginal Government
Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada
10 rue Wellington, floor 8