Language Grants

The Language Grant program provides funding opportunities to First Nation communities in British Columbia for initiatives that revitalize First Nation languages and supports activities that build capacity to encourage and create new fluent speakers.

Who Can Apply


  • B.C. First Nations  
  • B.C. First Nation Language Groups

If you have questions on eligibility, please contact us by email: language@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)


  • Weekly language lessons
  • Virtual language lessons
  • Language camp
  • Reclaiming our Voice
  • Language immersion sessions

How to Apply

  • Download, review and complete the Language & Culture Grant Application.
  • If you have questions or want to discuss a potential project, please contact us at language@nrtf.ca and we will arrange a time to connect with you.

Application

Please note the funds for this grant are exhausted for this year.
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.