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The NIB Trust Fund accepts applications for funding for programs aimed at education, healing and reconciliation, and cultural knowledge building. The goal of the NIB Trust Fund is to help First Nations, Métis people and communities address the impacts of the Indian residential school's system, and to provide resourcing to create meaningful opportunities that improve the quality of life for First Nations and Métis people.

How to Apply

Applications are Open!

Individual Applications

The NIB Trust Fund is now accepting applications for funding from individuals for the 2022-2023 year. Individuals may apply for funding in the form of a scholarship, bursary, or award. The deadline to apply is June 03, 2022, at 5:00PM (EDT).

Applications can be completed through the online application system.

**No late applications will be accepted**


Applications for individuals opens in April and closes in early June.

Group Applications

The Group/Organization Call for Applications is closed.

The application deadline was January 14, 2022, 5:00 PM EST (Eastern Standard Time).

** Late applications will not be accepted

Group Applications are Closed

Applications for groups open in November and close in early January.
Only complete applications will move forward to the Selection Committee for consideration. The NIB Trust Fund application is a competition-based application. The funds from the NIB Trust Fund are not guaranteed upon application, the process is highly competitive and not all applicants will receive funding.

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