Indigenous Capacity Support Program

The Indigenous Capacity Support Program helps enhance meaningful engagement and leadership of Indigenous peoples in consultations on assessments. This funding is provided outside the context of specific project reviews.

Who is eligible

Eligible recipients include Indigenous communities and Indigenous organizations.

What you need to know before you apply

The Indigenous Capacity Support Program has three streams:

Applications received will be considered depending on the availability of funding. Applicants can submit an expression of interest or proposal using their desired template in Microsoft Word or PDF format. Stream 3 is targeted to Indigenous communities or Indigenous organizations that the Agency has identified as a priority for capacity funding. Please consult the Program Guidelines for program requirements and criteria.

Eligible activities for all Streams include:

After you apply

The Agency will contact applicants about funding decisions. This usually happens within two months after the application was received.

Contribution agreement

The Agency will contact successful applicants and provide them with a contribution agreement to sign. Here are two examples of a contribution agreement:

Detailed financial report

Successful applicants with existing contribution agreements must complete a detailed financial report to be reimbursed. This includes providing supporting invoices and/or receipts for reimbursement of eligible expenses incurred over the course of the assessment or engagement initiative.

More information

Contact us

Indigenous Policy
Impact Assessment Agency of Canada

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