Foundation / Corporation
First Peoples' Cultural Council (FPCC)
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Grants to British Columbia First Nations communities, governments, bands, and tribal councils, and aboriginal organizations for projects to strengthen and preserve Native languages, arts, and cultures. Funding is intended to preserve the linguistic and cultural heritage of the First Nations people of British Columbia.
Examples of types of language strategies funded under BCLI:
For more information on each of the above strategies, see the URL for Full Text link below.
The language program recognizes the full diversity of First Nations languages and acknowledges that every First Nations community will design and implement individual projects according to the needs and capacity of the community.
For a list of eligible expenses, see: http://www.fpcc.ca/files/PDF/BCLI/FPCC_BCLI_Funding_Guide_2020-2021.pdf#page=6
GrantWatch ID#: 169214
Funding levels vary between $20,000 and $100,000.
Note: Projects with Language and Culture Camps as the only activity are eligible for a maximum of $25,000 per year.
Multi-year funding is available for projects that span one, two or three fiscal years:
- Year 1: April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021
- Year 2: April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2022
- Year 3: April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023
Note: Only YEAR 1 of funding can be guaranteed. Funding for subsequent years is dependent on the continued availability of funds from our Program funders.
You can choose to submit for YEAR 1-only, as funding will remain available for applications in the following years. Applications for YEAR 2-only won’t be accepted at this time.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: http://www.fpcc.ca/login/
To request a paper package, please contact
Rachel Perkins, Language Programs Coordinator
First Peoples' Cultural Council
1A Boat Ramp Road
Brentwood Bay, B.C. V8M 1N9
Fax: (250) 652-5953
Canada: British Columbia