Residential Schools Missing Children Community Support Funding Recipients

The Residential Schools Missing Children Community Support funding launched in June 2021 to support Indigenous communities to locate missing children at Indian Residential Schools as identified in the Indian Residential School Settlement Agreement.

Funding is provided under the following components:

Projects funded by theme (many initiatives have activities funded under more than one component):
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National results:

  • 70 funding arrangements
  • 63 communities receiving funding support for research and knowledge gathering
  • 64 communities receiving funding support for commemoration and memorialization
  • 40 communities receiving funding for fieldwork investigation

The list below details funds distributed from the launch of the Residential Schools Missing Children Community Support funding in June 2021 through to April 27, 2022.

Province Name of recipient Project timeline Total funding
Alberta Beaver First Nation 2021 to 2024 $309,550
Alberta Bigstone Health Commission 2021 to 2024 $2,009,322
Alberta Blue Quills University 2021 to 2023 $466,730
Alberta Friends of Michel Society 2021 to 2024 $662,640
Alberta Heart Lake First Nation 2022 to 2023 $201,300
Alberta Lesser Slave Lake Indian Regional Council 2021 to 2024 $1,355,750
Alberta Lubicon Lake Band #453 2021 to 2023 $764,558
Alberta Mikisew Cree First Nation 2021 to 2024 $1,571,379
Alberta O'Chiese First Nation 2022 to 2023 $421,629
Alberta Siksika Nation 2021 to 2023 $827,517
Alberta Stoney Nakoda Tsuu'tina Tribal Council 2021 to 2023 $219,450
Alberta Treaty 8 First Nations of Alberta 2021 to 2024 $319,000
Alberta Tsuu'tina Nation 2021 to 2023 $1,102,200
Alberta Western Cree Tribal Council 2021 to 2023 $355,575
Alberta Woodland Cree First Nation #474 2021 to 2023 $982,220
British Columbia Ahousaht 2021 to 2024 $1,084,153
British Columbia Cheam Indian Band 2021 to 2023 $113,397
British Columbia Daylu Dena Council 2021 to 2022 $181,775
British Columbia Esk'etemc First Nation 2021 to 2022 $387,801
British Columbia Gitanmaax First Nation 2022 to 2023 $214,500
British Columbia Lytton First Nation 2021 to 2024 $444,050
British Columbia Namgis First Nation (Kwakwaka'wakw) 2021 to 2024 $752,141
British Columbia Penelakut Tribe 2021 to 2024 $713,130
British Columbia Peters First Nation 2021 to 2022 $77,000
British Columbia Squamish Nation 2021 to 2024 $3,591,493
British Columbia Stó:lō Nation Chiefs' Council 2021 to 2024 $1,077,520
British Columbia Taku River Tlingit First Nation 2022 to 2024 $319,100
British Columbia Tk'emlups First Nation 2021 to 2023 $7,386,567
British Columbia Tla-o-qui-aht First Nations 2021 to 2024 $543,180
British Columbia Tseshaht AIRS 2021 to 2023 $554,000
British Columbia Tsleil-Waututh Nation 2022 to 2023 $167,464
British Columbia Williams Lake First Nation 2021 to 2022 $4,406,148
Manitoba Cross Lake First Nation 2021 to 2024 $1,075,470
Manitoba Dakota Tipi First Nations 2021 to 2024 $353,320
Manitoba Long Plain First Nation 2021 to 2023 $303,875
Manitoba Norway House Cree Nation 2021 to 2022 $114,400
Manitoba Pine Creek First Nation 2021 to 2024 $332,500
Manitoba Sagkeeng First Nation 2021 to 2022 $610,093
Manitoba Sioux Valley Dakota Nation 2021 to 2023 $1,042,348
Northwest Territories Liidlii Kue First Nations 2021 to 2023 $139,150
Northwest Territories NWT Métis Nation 2021 to 2022 $105,710
Northwest Territories Teetl'It Gwich'in Band Council 2021 to 2022 $41,140
Nova Scotia Sipekne'katik First Nation 2021 to 2023 $326,700
Nunavut Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated 2021 to 2022 $608,096
Ontario Aamjiwnaang First Nation 2022 to 2023 $434,787
Ontario Anishinabek Nation 2022 to 2023 $312,532
Ontario Asubpeeschoseewagong Netum Anishinabek (Grassy Narrows First Nation) 2021 to 2022 $157,281
Ontario Chiefs of Ontario 2021 to 2024 $741,320
Ontario Children of Shingwauk Alumni Association (Algoma University) 2021 to 2022 $404,744
Ontario Fort Albany First Nation 2021 to 2022 $1,334,407
Ontario Garden River First Nation 2021 to 2024 $785,770
Ontario Lac Seul First Nations 2021 to 2024 $7,091,563
Ontario Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation 2021 to 2022 $82,514
Ontario Serpent River First Nation (Nisoonag Relationship Accord) 2021 to 2022 $699,574
Ontario Survivor Secretariat 2021 to 2024 $10,259,975
Ontario Walpole Island First Nation 2021 to 2024 $509,183
Ontario Wauzhushk Onigum Nation #38B 2021 to 2024 $2,099,130
Quebec Innu Takuaikan Uashat mak Mani-utenam 2021 to 2023 $715,000
Saskatchewan Battlefords Agency Tribal Chiefs Inc. 2021 to 2024 $2,783,554
Saskatchewan Cowessess First Nations #73 2021 to 2024 $703,230
Saskatchewan Federation of Sovereign Indigenous Nations 2021 to 2022 $4,884,444
Saskatchewan James Smith Cree Nation 2021 to 2022 $768,968
Saskatchewan Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation 2021 to 2024 $474,606
Saskatchewan Ministikwan Lake Cree Nation 2021 to 2023 $181,500
Saskatchewan Muskoday First Nation Health Centre 2021 to 2022 $70,400
Saskatchewan Ochapowace Nations 2021 to 2022 $276,100
Saskatchewan Poundmaker Cree Nation 2021 to 2024 $420,838
Saskatchewan Saskatoon Tribal Council 2021 to 2022 $368,079
Saskatchewan Star Blanket Cree Nation 2021 to 2024 $2,669,409
Yukon Carcross/Tagish First Nation 2021 to 2022 $435,423
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