Language Nest Call for Applications

April 30, 2018
FPCC is pleased to announce that the Language Nest Program is now accepting applications for the 2018-2019 program year! The goal of the Pre-school Language Nest Program is to create new language speakers by creating language and cultural immersion environments for pre-school children and their parents to become fluent in their First Nations languages.

FPCC is accepting proposals for the Language Nest Program for up to $50,000. Grants should be between $25,000 - $50,000 maximum, per year.

*NEW* Multi-year funding is available for projects that span one, two, or up to three fiscal years:
YEAR 1: September 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019
YEAR 2: April 1, 2019 to March 31, 2020
YEAR 3: April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021

Language Nest 2018-2019 Call for Proposals [PDF]
Language Nest 2018-2019 Funding Guide [PDF
Language Nest 2018-2019 Application Form [PDF] [WORD]

Deadline for Applications: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 4:00pm

Completed applications may be submitted by email to or by fax to 250-652-5953. Applications must be received on or before the deadline date. 

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

Language Nest Online Orientation Course

We encourage all applicants to learn more about language nests and language immersion by taking our Language Nest Online Orientation Course. This course was designed to provide communities with the information needed to start and maintain successful language nests. Click here to access the course!

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