Centre for First Nations Governance

Background of the organization

The Centre for First Nations Governance (CFNG) supports communities in their transition from the Indian Act to self-governance, using culturally informed procedures and protocols to ensure community participation and consent.  


Project description

Over the next five years, CFNG will scale its operations to meet the growing demand for self-governance services from First Nations, invest in emerging Indigenous leaders, and establish a national inherent rights community of practice. 


  • 2022-2027
  • $ 1,292,500
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Reconciliation

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Related Funding

Centre for First Nations Governance

With a grant from the Foundation, CFNG will further develop its road map to First Nations self-government so that communities can begin work on their own; provide more intensive support to communities that request it; and complete transitional governance.

$ 673,500

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