Nation-Based Sovereign-Based Government

Funding Opportunities for Nations in Treaty 2 Territory

April 11, 2022

Treaty 2 Territory – With the warmer weather comes a fresh start, new ideas for growth, a new fiscal year and new opportunities. As part of our Nation and Economic Development Circle, we have compiled a list of grant and funding opportunities currently available for our Nations to consider applying for:

We have tried to include all of the pertinent information, application and website links, funding amounts and deadline information.

Some of the contribution amounts are smaller however we know that every dollar helps with capacity building, and program delivery in our Nations.

Should you have any questions, please feel free to contact me at 

Miigwech. Wishing you the best of luck as you pursue opportunities for your members to have MinoBimaadiziwin.


National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Commemorate Programs

The Commemorating the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation component of the Commemorate Canada program provides funding to eligible recipients for initiatives that commemorate or increase awareness of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation and of the history and legacy of residential school

Funding Amount: $10,000

Deadline: April 25, 2022


UNDRIP – Nation Engagement & Consultation

Engagement process, including Indigenous-led consultations with their citizens and members to develop a shared vision for the UNDRIP Action Plan

Funding Amount: Based on Nation needs

Deadline: April 25, 2022


Capacity Building for Water & Wastewater Operators

Funding Amount: $500,000 (2 Year Projects)

Deadline: April 25, 2022


MusiCounts – TD Music Counts Program

Funding Amount: $20,000

Deadline: May 9, 2022


True North Aid  –  Backpack & School Supplies Program

Backpacks & School Supplies for the 2022/2023 School Year

Applications open Monday, April 25th, 2022

 Deadline: May 6th, 2022

Applications for these supplies must be submitted by members of the school or education authority in your community, who will assess the number of supplies/backpacks needed for the upcoming school year. True North Aid may not be able to fulfill the entire request to supply a whole school with supplies due to funding limitations and the need for equitable distribution to other communities who will apply from across the country.


True North Aid – Community and Reconcili-Action Grant Program

True North Aid Reconcili-Action and Community Grant Applications will open on Tuesday, April 19th, 2022. Communities can apply for activities between mid-July and mid-October of 2022.

Community Grants:

Reconcili-Action Grant:

Deadline: June 17, 2022

Contributed By: Marlene Davis, Nation and Economic Development Helper


Last modified: April 13, 2022

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