All language grants supporting B.C. First Nations language revitalization are accepting applications!
Since 1990, the First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) has collaborated with organizations and communities working to strengthen their languages for future generations. We provide funding, training, resources and support for First Nations language revitalization in B.C.
FPCC has many language grants that are currently accepting applications via the FPCC Grant Portal. Click on each program below to learn more! Learn more about our application process here.
FPCC program staff host online info sessions for each program, these are recorded and shared. Register for upcoming information sessions or watch the recorded videos on each program page.
Reclaiming My Language Program
Up to $35,000 in funding available for Silent Speakers to reclaim their language and begin speaking again through this Indigenous-developed program.
Deadline to apply: May 31, 2023
Pathways to Language Vitality Program – closed
Up to $250,000 in funding and support for community-led projects that revitalize First Nations languages in B.C. and help create new fluent speakers.
Deadline to apply: December 5, 2022
Mentor-Apprentice Program – closed
Up to $16,100 in funding to support one-on-one immersion language learning between an adult learner and a fluent speaker.
Extended deadline: January 9, 2023
Youth Empowered Speakers Program – closed
Up to $30,000 for B.C. First Nations youth between the ages of 18-30 who want to become fluent in their language while pursuing a career in language revitalization.
Deadline to apply: January 16, 2023
Language Technology Program – closed
Up to $230,000 in funding to support communities to develop and sustain cohesive language technology programming.
Deadline to apply: January 24, 2023
Language Revitalization Planning Program – closed
Up to $100,000 in funding, resources and coaching for First Nations communities in B.C. to develop plans for Indigenous language revitalization.
Deadline to apply: January 25, 2023
We are here to support you!
If you have questions or need any assistance completing your application or using the grant portal, please contact the program staff listed at the bottom of each program page.
Share Your Story!
Do you have a story about the work your community is doing to revitalize First Nations languages, heritage and Indigenous arts in B.C.? We want to hear from you! Please send your story to firstname.lastname@example.org and check back as we post more stories about the good work being done across the province.
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To view all current FPCC funding opportunities please visit our Grants page.