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Language Grants

NEW! The B.C. Language Initiative Program (BCLI) 

The B.C. Language Initiative Program (BCLI) is now open for applications for the 2017-2018 year! BCLI supports projects to revitalize British Columbia First Nations languages through documentation, immersion programs, materials and curriculum development, traditional and cultural programming, and community collaboration. First Nations communities and organizations are eligible to submit proposals.

BCLI 2017-2018 Call for Proposals  [PDF]
BCLI 2017-2018 Funding Guide  [PDF]
BCLI 2017-2018 Application Form  [PDF]  [Word]

Deadline for Applications: Friday, April 28th, 2017 at 4:00pm

Completed applications must be submitted by mail and postmarked on or before the deadline. Hand-delivered applications are accepted on or before the deadline date. 
Emailed or faxed applications will not be accepted.
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NEW! The Mentor-Apprentice Program
The Mentor-Apprentice Program (MAP) is now open for applications for the 2017-2018 year! The Mentor-Apprentice Program supports one-on-one teams of a language mentor and apprentice to complete 300 hours of language immersion work together over a one-year period.

MAP 2017-2018 Call for Proposals [PDF]
MAP 2017-2018 Funding Guide [PDF]
MAP 2017-2018 Application Form [PDF] [Word]

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 4:00pm

Completed applications may be submitted to Aliana Parker (aliana@fpcc.ca) or faxed to: 250-652-5953. Applications must be received on or before the deadline date.

Please contact Aliana Parker (aliana@fpcc.ca) for further information.

Click here to watch a short video for an overview of the Mentor-Apprentice Program!

Click here
to watch the recording of the Mentor-Apprentice Program Grant Writing Webinar that was held on March 3, 2015.

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Aboriginal Languages Initiative
Deadline: Closed. Next call for applications to be announced in 2017. Sign up for funding updates here.

Language Nest Program
Deadline: Closed. Next call for applications to be announced in 2017. Sign up for funding updates here.

Language Revitalization Planning Program
Deadline: Closed. Next call for applications to be announced in 2017. Sign up for funding updates here.

FirstVoices

Deadline: Closed. Sign up for funding updates here.

Language and Culture Camps
Deadline: Closed. Sign up for funding updates here.

Eligibility for Language Grants
List of B.C. First Nations languages supported by FPCC

LANGUAGE NEEDS ASSESSMENT

All applicants are required to submit an updated Language Needs Assessment (current to within the last eight months).

How to Submit Your Online Language Needs Assessment Form:
To Login or Create a New LNA Account please use this link: http://fp-maps.ca/user/login

Click here to find out more about FPCC's Language Programs.

For further assistance with:
ALI and BCLI, please contact Barb Matilpi: barb@fpcc.ca
Language Planning, Mentor-Apprentice or Language Nest, please contact Aliana Parker: aliana@fpcc.ca
FirstVoices, please contact Alex Wadswoth: alex@fpcc.ca.
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