Resource Library

Count: 72
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
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
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.
Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Training
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Offers a range of nation-rebuilding workshops.
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/publication_docs/Governance_Principles2008.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Principles to support effective governance.
National Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/publication_docs/NCFNG_Best_Practice_Report.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Report on governance best practices of First Nations.
Centre for First Nations Governance http://fngovernance.org/services
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Training & Courses Indigenous Resource
Description:
First Nations Leadership Essentials workshop
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
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
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.
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
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 / 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.
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.
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
Brokenhead Ojibway Nation http://www.brokenheadojibwaynation.net/about/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.
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
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 http://www.ccae.ca/proposal-writing/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Training & Courses Organization
Description:
The participant will receive a proposal writing handbook, one on one time with Canadian Centre for Aboriginal Entrepreneurship, Inc. facilitator and will review a proposal or grant.
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.
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 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
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
First Peoples' Grant Writing Handbook - First Peoples' Heritage, Language and Culture Council Arts Outreach Program http://www.fpcc.ca/files/PDF/grant-writing-handbook.pdf
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Proposal Writing
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Booklet that discusses topics such as The do's and don't and the top ten questions on applications with a sample work plan and budget
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
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.
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.
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.
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)
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
Ojibways of the Pic River FN http://www.picriver.com/index.pl?page=11&top=6
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Chief and Council by-laws
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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
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.
Institute on Governance https://iog.ca/research-publications/publications/a-compendium-of-provincial-public-works-statutes/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
A Compendium of Provincial Public Works Statutes - A "road map" for federal negotiators and Aboriginal counterparts in addressing the scope of public works provisions in self-government agreements.
Institute on Governance - Building Governance Capacity: The Case of Potable Water in First Nations Communities https://iog.ca/research-publications/publications/building-governance-capacity-the-case-of-potable-water-in-first-nations-communities/
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Model for capacity development with the case study of potable water in First Nations Communities
Institute on Governance https://iog.ca/search/?q=Public+Works+in+Small+and+Rural+Municipalities
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Public Works in Small and Rural Municipalities -An explanation of how public works are used in communities and addressing issues within Aboriginal Communities
Institute on Governance https://iog.ca/search/?q=Self-Government+Agreements+and+the+Public+Works+Function
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
Self-Government Agreements and the Public Works Function - Public works in Aboriginal Self-government agreements
Institute on Governance https://iog.ca/search/?q=The+Public+Works+Function+in+Canadian+Jurisdictions
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Governance
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
The Public Works Function in Canadian Jurisdictions - Discusses public works legality as it related to aboriginal self-governance
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
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
The Mentoring Group https://mentoringgroup.com
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Mentorship
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Selection of articles and information about Mentorship
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
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
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.
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
Canadian Human Rights Commission - National Aboriginal Initiative https://www.chrc-ccdp.gc.ca/eng/content/human-rights-handbook-first-nations
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> General Tools
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
Human Rights Handbook for First Nations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Unite Interactive