New Language Funding Available!

May 4, 2017

The First Peoples’ Cultural Council is pleased to announce that the LANGUAGE NEST PROGRAM and the LANGUAGE REVITALIZATION PLANNING PROGRAM are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 program year!

B.C. First Nations communities and organizations are eligible to apply for up to $25,000 to support language immersion programming for children under five years old. Training on language nest strategies and good practices will be provided to up to three team members from each successful project. The training workshop will be held on September 15-16, 2017 in Kelowna.

Application Form:
The Language Nest Program Description and FAQs and the Application Form are available here: 

***Please read the Language Nest Program Description and FAQs before completing an application.

The purpose of this program is for communities to develop strategic and sustainable language plans to guide their language revitalization work. Applicants are eligible to apply for up to $20,000 to support their language planning projects.

Application Form:
The Language Revitalization Planning Program Description and Application Form are available here: 

***Please read the Language Revitalization Planning Program Description before completing an application as the structure of the program has changed.


Deadline for applications: June 16, 2017 at 4:00 pm

Please submit completed applications to

All applications are required to submit an updated Language Needs Assessment (current within the last eight months). To log in or create a new LNA account, please click here:

For more information about either program, please contact staff in FPCC's language program: Britt ( or Aliana ( They can both be reached at 250-652-5952.

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