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2019 Indigenous Peoples Day of Wellness Grants

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Photos from previous Day of Wellness Events in 2018

Celebrating our cultures through wellness! This year we are providing grants for community-led events that are grounded in ceremony, traditional practices and incorporate BC First Nations Cultures.  It is an opportunity to bring together the wisdom of our elders and the energy of our youth to celebrate our vibrant cultures across BC First Nations!

June 21 Day of Wellness events are part of an annual wellness movement for First Nations peoples in BC. This is an opportunity to shine light on the strength of your community, to bring people together, and connect with health care professionals and wellness champions in an environment of cultural pride and celebration.​

This year, we encourage communities to show their cultural pride by bringing together the wisdom of Elders and the energy of youth in your Day of Wellness celebrations.​

Eligibility and Criteria: 

» BC First Nations Community

» First Nations School in BC

» Organizations or agencies delivering health and wellness services to BC First Nations and/or Aboriginal people

» Combination of the above (3)

» Event must be held on National Indigenous Peoples​ Day, June 21st 2019

» Proposals must be received by: April 30, 2019

Proposals will be assessed to ensure that funding is distributed equitably to First Nations communities across all five regions, with preference and consideration given to the following:

» BC First Nations community-based applications

» Applications where collaboration or partnership with other communities is possible and demonstrated

» Quality and detail of application with clear description of how the proposed event fits into the respective wellness streams

» Only fully completed applications will be considered.

» Closing reports from previous successful applicants are a prerequisite – if you have not submitted yet, please do so by filling out this form and emailing to active@fnha.ca​.


Apply onlin​e here!

Download an application and read the guidelines here:​

Grant Application (PDF 818 KB)

Application Guidelines (PDF 320 KB)

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