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The New Relationship Trust is dedicated to strengthening First Nations in British Columbia through capacity building.

The Trust provides funding through a number of programs in key capacity development areas:

  • governance capacity;
  • education;
  • language;
  • youth and elders; and,
  • economic development, including entrepreneurship. 

In addition, the Tribal Councils Policy Initiative supports policy development in BC at the tribal council level, and promotes information and resource sharing amongst the councils.

Scholarships and bursaries are also provided to Indigenous (First Nations, Métis, and Inuit) students pursuing a post-secondary education from a recognized institution.

Application Procedures

Application guidelines are available on the Trust's website.