BC Language Initiative Grants Deadline Nov 16

The B.C. Language Initiative application for grant submission deadline is November 16, 2018 at 4 pm.

BCLI supports projects to revitalize British Columbia First Nations languages through documentation, immersion programs, materials and curriculum development, traditional and cultural programming and community collaboration. B.C. First Nations communities and organizations are eligible to submit proposals and projects may apply to participants of any age range.

Examples of types of language strategies funded under BCLI:

  • Immersion Programming such as Mentor-Apprentice programming, Language Nests, Immersion schools for K-12
  • Traditional & Cultural Programming such as language culture camps, traditional and cultural activities that involve participants in cultural dances, singing, gathering/harvesting activities, etc.
  • Documentation through recording, archiving and transcribing language speakers
  • Materials development for the expansion or enhancement of language materials that support the development of language and culture lessons for learning the language

If you have any questions or concerns about your application submission please contact Rachel Perkins at rachel@fpcc.ca or call 250-652-5952.
All applications must be postmarked on or before November 16, 2018.

For more information on the BCLI grants and to download forms and guidelines: click here
For more information on additional FPCC language funding opportunities: click here

Warm regards,

Rachel Perkins
Language Programs Associate, First Peoples’ Cultural Council

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