Resource Library

Count: 67
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
Capacity Support https://www.pdac.ca/indigenousaffairs/capacity-support
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Corporate
Description:
National and Regional programs supporting: employment training, partnerships, lands, and economic development.
Funding Programs http://www.ieso.ca/en/Get-Involved/Indigenous-Relations/Funding-Programs
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Funding Corporate
Description:
Education and Capacity building project. Indigenous energy projects. Indigenous community energy plan program.
Canadian Human Rights Commission - National Aboriginal Initiative http://www.doyouknowyourrights.ca/sites/nai-ina/files/pdf/toolkit_trousse-eng.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
A Toolkit for Developing Community-based Dispute Resolution Processes in First Nations Communities.
Capacity-Building Funding https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1612285531713/1612285570871
  • Community Development >> Community Engagement Tools
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Funding Federal
Description:
Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) recognizes that not all Indigenous groups, communities or peoples have the same readiness or resources to exercise jurisdiction under the act. As part of the Government of Canada's funding commitment to support the implementation of the act, funding is available to support Indigenous groups, communities and peoples and their Indigenous governing body wishing to:
•explore readiness to exercise jurisdiction
•develop Indigenous child and family service legislation, systems, and programs prior to entering into coordination agreement discussions
Community Volunteer Income Tax Program https://www.canada.ca/en/revenue-agency/services/tax/individuals/community-volunteer-income-tax-program.html
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Service Federal
Description:
Through the Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP), community organizations host free tax preparation clinics and arrange for volunteers to complete income tax and benefit returns for eligible individuals who have a modest income and a simple tax situation.
Human resources Development Canada - The Community Development Handbook: A Tool to Build Community Capacity http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/MP33-13-1999E.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
This Handbook is an introductory guide to community development and capacity building explaining the process and the resources available across Canada
Indigenous Capacity Support Program https://www.canada.ca/en/impact-assessment-agency/services/public-participation/indigenous-capacity-support-program.html
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> General Tools
Funding Federal
Description:
Indigenous Capacity Support Program. Federal funding.
ISC - Professional & Institutional Development https://www.sac-isc.gc.ca/eng/1100100013815/1565365590861
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Funding Federal
Description:
The Professional and Institutional Development Program is a proposal-based program which funds governance capacity development projects.
ISC / PWGSC http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/R2-225-2002-5E.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
Public Works and Self-Government: An Introduction for Negotiators.
ISC / PWGSC http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/R2-225-2002-2E.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
Good Public Works Management in First Nations Communities: A Compendium Information and Training, Resources and Self-Assessment Tool.
ISC / PWGSC http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/R2-225-2002-5E.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
Public Works and Self-Government: An Introduction for Negotiators.
ISC Reporting Guide https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1385559716700/1385559777677
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> General Tools
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
The Program Guide is a quick reference tool containing descriptions of ISC programs, including funding methodologies, application and reporting information
We recommend that you share this Guide with anyone requiring information on ISC's programs.
The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation http://www.mcconnellfoundation.ca/en
  • Art, Culture & Language >> Heritage
  • Economic Development >> Funding
  • Environment and Lands >> Environmental Projects
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Funding Foundation
Description:
A private Canadian foundation that helps with social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges by granting and investing, capacity building, convening, and co-creation with grantees, partners and the public.
Aboriginal Professionals Association of Canada http://www.aboriginalprofessionals.org/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Service Indigenous Resource
Description:
Offers skill building, networking opportunities and fosters leadership for First Nations, Metis and Inuit
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) - Active Measures Community Resource Guide http://www.afn.ca/uploads/files/social/activemeasures.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Assists First Nations administering authorities with the tools, programs and services needed to create First Nations communities that receive an active, more supportive system of Income Assistance.
Works to improve the overall quality of life for First Nations individuals and families living on reserve.
Assessing Community Capacity for Change- Four Worlds Centre for Development Learning http://www.fourworlds.ca/publications.html
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Handbook for assessing community capacity
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation https://www.brokenheadojibwaynation.ca/policies
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Members Revenue Sharing Payment Policy
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Health Treatment and Medication Policy
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation 65+ Off Reserve Supplement
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Traditional/Spiritual Policy
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Sports and Recreation Policy
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation Funeral Policy
Canadian Aboriginal Human Resource Management Association http://www.cahrma.ca/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
CAHRMA helps enhance workplaces, foster knowledge and skills while also increasing profits in First Nations Communities.
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business - Aboriginal Business Mentorship Program https://www.ccab.com/programs
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Service Indigenous Resource
Description:
Experienced mentors are paired with aboriginal entrepreneurs
Capacity Assessment Tool - Yukon Government and Yukon First Nations http://www.eco.gov.yk.ca/pdf/ECO_CAT_final.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Capacity assessment tool.
Based on local First Nation knowledge and recommendations
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/services
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Training & Courses Indigenous Resource
Description:
First Nations Leadership Essentials workshop
First Nations Community Financial http://firstnationsfinancial.org/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Help First Nations Improve their credit scores, have credit coaching, budget plans, an emergency assistance program, courses workshops, loans and more.
First Nations Financial Management Board (FMB) . https://fnfmb.com/en
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Helps First nation to build good governance and financiak practices
First Nations Information Governance Centre http://fnigc.ca/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Helps to build capacity and provide credible and relevant information on First Nations
Institute on Governance - Improving Health Governance in First Nations Communities: Model Governance Policies and Tools http://iog.ca/publications/improving-health-governance-in-first-nation-communities-model-governance-policies-and-tools
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
  • Health and Healing >> Other Programs, Resources and Funding
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Examples of governance policies and tools for First Nations Health programs
M'Chigeeng First Nation http://www.mchigeeng.ca/uploads/2/6/6/7/26674654/___2011_annual_report.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Oath of Office for Chief & Council (p. 16 of Annual Report)
Manitoba Keewatinowi Okimakanak http://mkonation.com
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> General Tools
Service Indigenous Resource
Description:
A non-profit Inidigenous organization working with Northern First Nations to maintain, strengthen, protect and develop political, economical, judicial, social, language and cultural, policies, inherent Treaty and Aboriginal rights and to enhance quality of life while advancing the powers, authority and autonomy of Indigenous governments.
National Centre for First Nations Governance https://fngovernance.org
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Principles to support effective governance.
National Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/pillars
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
The Five Pillars of Effective Governance.
National Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/toolkit
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Governance Toolkit - 24 examples of best practices, with over 100 supporting documents
Ojibways of the Pic River FN https://www.picriver.com
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Chief and Council by-laws
Resource Library CCP https://fnbc.info/resource-categories?field_resource_category_tid%5B%5D=120&field_resource_category_tid%5B%5D=199&field_resource_description_value=
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Resource Library CCP
The Influence of Governance on Organizations - Experiences of Improving Care for Aboriginal People: Decolonizing Possibilities https://journalindigenouswellbeing.com/volume-6-1-spring-2008/the-influence-of-governance-on-organizations%e2%80%99-experiences-of-improving-care-for-aboriginal-people-decolonizing-possibilities
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
  • Health and Healing >> Other Programs, Resources and Funding
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Paper on the influence of governance on community health care
Transformation International http://www.transformationinternational.ca
  • Economic Development >> Tools
  • Environment and Lands >> Guides and Toolkits
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Works to respond to the need for community, economic and environmental solutions.
The Transformation business model focuses on increasing the capacity of individuals, communities, organizations and governments.
AFOA (Aboriginal Financial Officers Association) https://afoa.ca/afoadocs/L3/L3a%20-%20Developing_a_Business_Plan.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Developing Business Plans and Funding Proposals.
Alberta Children's Services - Handbook for Aboriginal Mentoring http://www.humanservices.alberta.ca/documents/aboriginal-mentoring-handbook.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Guidebook about types of mentorship and mentorship specifically for aboriginal people
Canadian Centre for Financial Literacy http://www.theccfl.ca/Evaluation.aspx
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Financial Literacy Evaluation Resource Kit - to assess a community's financial literacy to develop appropriate training for the community.
Canadian Executive Service Organization https://www.ceso-saco.com/our-work/north-america/canada
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Service Non-Profit
Description:
Works with individuals, small-medium businesses and community organizations
Works on economic development, good governance, health and financial management
Healthy Communities-Action Plans https://planh.ca/resources/action-guides
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
PlanH has numerous resources including action plans that educate on the aspects of health and how to implement them into an individuals life and the community as a whole.
National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health https://www.ccnsa-nccah.ca/en
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
  • Health and Healing >> Other Programs, Resources and Funding
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
The NCCAH supports First Nations, Inuit, and Métis public health renewal and health equity through knowledge translation and exchange.
They have various publications on the health trends and the research done to improve Indigenous health.
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
The Mentoring Group https://mentoringgroup.com
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Selection of articles and information about Mentorship
The Partnership Handbook https://ccednet-rcdec.ca/sites/ccednet-rcdec.ca/files/122-hrdc-partnership_hndbk.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Community based partnerships, tools and tips.
Asset-Based Community Development (ABCD) Toolkit - School of Education and Social Policy - Northwestern University https://resources.depaul.edu/abcd-institute/resources/Pages/tool-kit.aspx
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Tools on talking point, asset mapping and facilitating
Business Plan Assistance https://www.firstpeoplesfund.ca/business_plan.php
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Funding Organization
Description:
This program is intended to provide support to Manitoba First Nation individuals or First Nation-based enterprises which, in the opinion of the Fund, have a business concept that, through initial screening, provides excellent opportunity but demonstrates a need for financial assistance with a professional business plan.
Canada Business Network - Business planning http://www.canadabusiness.ca/eng/page/2865/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Find out how to write a business plan and access templates, sample business plans, market research information and statistics.
Canadian Centre for Aboriginal entrepreneurship https://ccae.ca/sponsorships
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Training & Courses Organization
Description:
Sponsorship training workshops and webinars.
Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Offers a range of nation-rebuilding workshops.
Creative Empowering - Teambuilding workshop http://www.creativeempowering.com/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
They can customize team-building programs to meet your specific needs, focusing on customer service, interpersonal communication, leadership or other specific areas.
Creative Manitoba https://creativemanitoba.ca/events/grant-proposal-writing-organizations/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Training & Courses Organization
Description:
Grant and proposal writing for organizations seminar
First Peoples Cultural Council https://fpcc.ca/resource
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Various resources provided by the First Nations Peoples Council. these include grants, learning sessions, and initiatives.
First Peoples Economy Growth Fund https://www.firstpeoplesfund.ca/summary_of_programs.php
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Funding Organization
Description:
Joint Venture program. Entrepreneur program. Community Economic expansion project. Business loans and programs.
First Peoples Economy Growth Fund https://www.firstpeoplesfund.ca/summary_of_programs.php
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Funding Organization
Description:
Joint Venture program. Entrepreneur program. Community Economic expansion project. Business loans and programs.
FN Governance Project/Framework https://fnfmb.com/sites/default/files/2018-09/2018_FN-Governance_Project_phase1-low-res_update.pdf
  • Community Development >> Project Management
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Report utilizes the framework to situate the role of good governance in a broader context that includes autonomy and relationships. Community Capacity Building.
Imagine Canada http://www.imaginecanada.ca/resources-and-tools
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Funding Organization
Description:
An organization which helps connect non-profits to grants and funding.
Institute on Governance https://iog.ca/services/indigenous-governance/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Helps to strengthen governance capacity, customized workshops and helps to create policy capacity
Institute on Governance https://iog.ca/projects-initiatives/indigenous-governance
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
IOG works with indigenous communities to build a relationship and support indigenous paths to self determination.
Institute on Governance http://www.stratejuste.ca/uploads/3/1/8/4/31849453/best_practices_for_governance_and_administration_of_aboriginal_service_delivery_organizations-2009.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Best Practices for Governance and Administration of Aboriginal Service Delivery Organizations
Mentor: National Mentoring Partnership http://www.mentoring.org/program-resources/elements-of-effective-practice-for-mentoring/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Elements of Effective Practice for Mentoring
Includes standards for mentorship programs
The Community Resilience Manual: A Resource for Rural Renewal and Recovery http://communityrenewal.ca/sites/all/files/resource/P200_0.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
This manual allows communities to assess themselves and what they can do to strengthen themselves
Woodward & Co. - Strategic Planning and Policy Development http://www.woodwardandcompany.com/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/Strategic_Planning.pdf
  • Community Development >> Community Planning
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Information on strategic planning and policy development for First Nations.
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
Tips for Grant better application https://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/grants/grant_tips.html
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Tools & Information Provincial
Description:
A list of 16 tips for better grant applications/proposals.
British Columbia Institute of Technology - Grant and Proposal Writing http://www.bcit.ca/study/courses/fund2316
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Tools & Information University / College
Description:
Grant and proposal writing online course
First Nation Courses and various diplomas - Yellowquill College (Yukon) http://yellowquill.org
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Training & Courses University / College
Description:
These two-year programs provide students with the knowledge of management and leadership of a First Nations community
The themes of the program include First nations government systems and Treaty rights
Programs Offered: Certified Aboriginal Financial management diploma, First Nation Management and Administration and First Nation Community Management diploma.
First Nation Courses and various diplomas - Yellowquill College (Yukon) http://yellowquill.org
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Financial Management
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Training & Courses University / College
Description:
These two-year programs provide students with the knowledge of management and leadership of a First Nations community
The themes of the program include First nations government systems and Treaty rights
Programs Offered: Certified Aboriginal Financial management diploma, First Nation Management and Administration and First Nation Community Management diploma.
First Nations Governance and Public Administration - Yukon College https://www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/programs/first-nations-governance-and-public-administration
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Training & Courses University / College
Description:
Equips students with the knowledge to manage First Nation governments
Courses offered through a mix of in class and distance ed over three years
Long distance students are welcome.
Master of Arts in Indigenous Governance - University of Victoria https://www.uvic.ca/hsd/igov/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Training & Courses University / College
Description:
This program focuses on aboriginal governance while taking into account their cultures, politics, values and perspectives
Students work on Community Projects.
SFU: Stepping Stones Certificate in Community Capacity Building http://www.sfu.ca/content/sfu/continuing-studies/programs/stepping-stones-certificate-in-community-capacity-building-for-rural-aboriginal-communities/overview.html
  • Community Development >> Project Management
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Training & Courses University / College
Description:
An Online Certificate in Community Capacity Building for Rural Aboriginal Communities.
Involves choosing, planning, implementing, and evaluating a real project that will have a positive impact in your community.
Unite Interactive