A Sense of Place in BC

A Sense of Place



‘ A Sense of Place: Reconnecting the Land through Indigenous Cultural Heritage’ offers grants to B.C. First Nations communities and Indigenous organizations.

The goal of this program is to foster greater understanding of the connection and safeguarding practices between the land, environment and Indigenous cultural heritage, including Indigenous languages. This program is funded by Indigenous Services Canada.

This funding program is for organizations in B.C. with a mandate or a focus that includes Indigenous heritage. This can include First Nations bands and tribal councils, First Nations schools, daycares and adult education centres and not-for-profit societies registered in B.C. that are in good standing and with more than half of the directors identifying as Indigenous.

We are here to help!

If you have any questions or would like assistance with your grant application please contact the program staff listed at the bottom of this page. FPCC staff are available to answer questions about grant eligibility, project proposal ideas, what activities are permitted during COVID-19 restrictions, which program or grant may be best for your project and more.

Funding process

We are here to ensure that the funding application process is as easy as possible and offer a convenient online portal so applicants can more easily apply for programs and submit reports. For additional information please visit the Funding Process page.

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Page Image: Keatley Creek B.C., an important cultural landscape for the Ts’kw’aylaxw First Nation.

Program Contact

Paulina Csiscai

Paulina’s experience includes supporting communities to safeguard cultural heritage and working across government to provide policy support. She worked in Yellowknife as a consultant and a community and regional land use planner.