Nation Rebuilding Program: selected projects 2022 to 2023

Please note: information on this page is up to date as of January 23, 2023, as some projects are still being processed.

The Nation Rebuilding program has issued funding of over $13.8 million to 30 projects and multi-year project phases in the 2022 to 2023 fiscal year.

Proposals were assessed using the terms and conditions and eligibility criteria for the program and those judged to best fit the objectives of the program were approved for funding.

The selected projects supported nation rebuilding efforts contributing to the rebuilding of Indigenous nations. As well as restoration of historic relationships and ties between Indigenous communities to increase capacity at the larger nation level. This was accomplished through various activities such as:

For various reasons, some funding applicants were unable to expend the full amount of funding provided in the previous fiscal year(s) and have received approval to make use of unspent funds to support 2022-23 activities, reducing or replacing the need for additional new funding. The amounts below include new funding for 2022-23 only, and do not include funds brought forward from previous years of approximately $5 million.

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Funding applicant Funding amount
Driftpile Cree Nation $50,000


Funding applicant Funding amount
Epekwitk Assembly of Councils Inc./ L’nuey $117,700
Kwilmu'kw Maw-Klusuaqn (KMK) $286,158
Mi’kmaq Grand Council, funded via the Union of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq $177,512
Nunatukavut Community Council $336,563
Peskotomuhkati Nation (funded via Passamaquoddy Recognition Group Inc.) $239,966
Wolastoqey Nation in New Brunswick $601,017

British Columbia

Funding applicant Funding amount
Carrier Sekani Tribal Council $203,280
Council of the Haida Nation $107,450
Lake Babine Nation $368,288
Musqueam Indian Band $347,050
Shuswap Nation Tribal Council $931,375


Funding applicant Funding amount
Island Lake Tribal Council $44,049
Keewatin Tribal Council $966,525
Southern Chiefs Organization Inc. $1,024,971
Treaty 5 Adhesions Organisation funded via TFAO Inc. $1,500,000


Funding applicant Funding amount
Algonquins of Ontario, funded via Algonquin Treaty Negotiation Funding Trust $329,427
Mississauga Nation, funded via Mississauga First Nation $466,800
Mushkegowuk Council $1,296,032
Nishnawbe Aski Nation $610,096
Robinson Huron Waawiidaamaagewin, funded via Mamaweswen, the North Shore Tribal Council Secretariat $998,173


Funding applicant Funding amount
Anishnabek Nations Treaty Authority, funded via Cote First Nation $331,031
Chacachas Treaty Band Corporation $805,281
Chakastaypasin Band of the Cree Nation $99,909
Dakota Nations of Saskatchewan, funded via Whitecap Dakota First Nation $96,129
Peter Chapman Band $99,909
Red Earth Cree Nation $252,205
Treaty 10, funded via Treaty No. 10 Gathering $648,407

Yukon Territory

Funding applicant Funding amount
Liard First Nation $376,899
White River First Nation $100,801

Total new funding for 2022-23

Total funding for fiscal year 2022 to 2023: $13,813,003

Note: the following organizations are continuing Nation Rebuilding activities in 2022-23 to make use of unspent funds with no additional amount offered.

Alberta Little Red River Cree Nation
Atlantic Mi’gmawe’l Tplu’taqnn Inc.
British Columbia Cowichan Tribes Association
Southern Dakelh Nation Alliance
W̱SÁNEĆ Leadership Council Society
Manitoba Mamow Katoskatamuk Aski Alliance
Northwest Territories Dene Nation/Assembly of First Nations NWT
Ontario Grand Council Treaty #3
Temagami First Nation and Teme-Augama Anishnabai
Walpole Island First Nation
Quebec Conseil Tribal Mamuitun
Grand Conseil de la Nation Waban-Aki
Société Makivik
Nation Innue, funded via Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam
Saskatchewan Battlefords Agency Tribal Council
Yukon Dakhka Nation (funded via Teslin Tlingit Council)

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