Education (K-12) Grants

The K-12 Education Grant program provides funding opportunities for First Nation Kindergarten to Grade 12 classes in British Columbia to support learning environments that give First Nation students the best chance to transition to healthy, engaged, and productive young adults and support them to aspire to and experience greater opportunities for higher educational outcomes. Projects should create connections to First Nation culture and traditions that builds capacity, confidence, and motivation for students to be secure in their First Nation identity.

Who Can Apply


  • B.C. First Nation Schools
  • B.C. Schools with classes with majority First Nation students

If you have any questions on eligibility, please contact us by email at: education@nrtf.ca

Intake Frequency


  • The annual intake and approval process will open each calendar year in May and close, the earlier of December or when the annual funding available has been exhausted.

Funding Amount


  • Up to $8,000 per year

Eligible Funding Activities (examples of past projects)


  • Indigenous success program
  • After school homework club
  • Academic and Indigenous literacy
  • Tutoring
  • Engaging in science
  • Connections to the land-based learning
  • Machine learning and information technology
  • Transforming mathematics

How to Apply

  • Download, review and complete the Education (K-12) Grant Application.
  • If you have questions or want to discuss a potential project, please contact us at education@nrtf.ca and we will arrange a time to connect with you.  

Application

Application submissions
Open: May 17, 2024
Close: December 1, 2024 (or when funds are exhausted)

Final Report Template

If you have completed your project, please download and complete the brief final report template and then send it to the contact listed on the form.