Supports for Students

Financial

Financial resources includes  assistance  for post-secondary education as well as funding to meet the cost of living or even entrepeneurship. 

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Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Assiniboine Credit Union

ACU Indigenous Student Bursaries

We’re committed to the 92nd Call to Action, ensuring that Indigenous peoples have equitable access to jobs, training, and educational opportunities in the corporate sector. Every year, ACU awards four bursaries of $2,000 to students of Indigenous Ancestry who are enrolled in a post-secondary business program or are already studying in a business program at a post-secondary institution in Manitoba.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Bank of Montreal

Bank of Montreal Indigenous Banking

BMO Bank of Montreal has 13 branches and 1 community banking outlets that provide Indigenous communities with customized solutions to meet their financial needs. We offer personalized support and special pricing for Indigenous communities. We’re committed to serving the needs of our First Nations, Inuit and Métis customers.

Career Pathways Work Placement Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Lending

L’Université de Saint-Boniface

Bourses pour étudiants autochtones

Bourse Louis-Riel , Manitoba Association of School Superintendents, Bourse « Voler plus haut » , Bourse de la Manitoba Teachers’ Society – Métis , Bourse AEUSB pour les étudiants Premières nations, Métis et Inuits , & Bourse d’excellence Neil-Gaudry.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Government of Canada

Bursary search tool

Use the Indigenous Bursaries Search Tool to search 688 bursaries, scholarships and incentives across Canada, offered by governments, universities and colleges, private and public companies, individual Canadians, organizations and others aimed at Indigenous students.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Cando

Cando – Youth & Post Secondary Initiatives

Cando has information sessions for students and student advisors on the following topics:Netmaker Coaching,Economic Development Youth Summit, Youth Connect, NIEEF + CIBC / NIEEF Scholarships, Cando Conference National Youth Panel, and TAED application process & Cando Accredited Institutions.

Academic Academic Workshops Career Pathways Mentorship / Networking Community Community Activism Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Lending

CIBC

CIBC – Indigenous Banking

CIBC is dedicated to providing financial services to First Nations, Inuit and Métis in Canada. Our experienced frontline staff and Indigenous Banking Team will work with you and your community to bring you services and solutions that meet your changing and diverse needs. We have worked closely with Indigenous communities to deliver products and services that help Indigenous Peoples, communities and businesses succeed. We are experienced in meeting the banking needs of Indigenous clients and have a team of experts ready to help you find smart solutions to meet your financial goals. As well, CIBC’s accessible banking services include on-reserve CIBC Banking Centres. CIBC provides scholarship support to Indigenous students enrolled at many univerisities, including University of Manitoba.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Native Women’s Association of Canada

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training

Post-secondary funding for certificate or diploma programs up to 2 years or in the last two years of a degree program; Indigenous women, trans-gender, two-spirited and gender diverse; 15 years of age or older; Must be unemployed, under-employed or able to demonstrate an immediate risk of being unemployed. Through NWAC’s agreement with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) we are able to provide supports such as tuition, living allowance, childcare, job starts and other resources that can help Indigenous women reach their employment and skills training goals. The NWAC ISET program helps Indigenous women and gender-diverse individuals to fully participate in economic opportunities. NWAC believes that education can help Indigenous women achieve economic success. Empowered Indigenous women are the foundation for strong families and communities. Through NWAC’s agreement with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) we are able to provide supports such as tuition, living allowance, childcare, job starts and other resources that can help Indigenous women reach their employment and skills training goals.

Career Pathways Work Placement Family Daycare Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Cost of Living

Government of Canada

Indigneous People and Communities

Here you can find Government of Canada programs and services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. There is also information listed to learn more about Indigenous peoples and communities.

Academic Post-Secondary Preparation Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Funding Health Mental Health

Indspire

Indspire Programs

From bursaries, scholarships and awards to mentoring programs to youth conferences and educator support, Indspire provides vital resources to help students graduate and go on to fulfil their potential.

Academic Academic Workshops Education & Training Career Pathways Mentorship / Networking Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT)

MITT Vickar Automotive Group Southern Chiefs’ Organization Educational Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded annually to a student attending the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). The scholarship recipients must be a member of one of SCO’s 34 member First Nations. The recipients must also be active in their community, either contributing to their school community or the community-at-large. Scholarship recipients will be chosen annually by MITT.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO)

SCO & SCEDC SOUTHERN FIRST NATIONS SCHOLARSHIPS with INDSPIRE

Southern Chiefs’ Organization (SCO) and the Southern Chiefs’ Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) thank the committed businesses, organizations and individuals that support our annual fundraising golf tournaments. Indspire is a national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. These scholarships are distributed to post-secondary students with demonstrated financial need who are citizens of SCO’s 34 member First Nations.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Manitoba Inuit Association

Student Financial Assistance, Scholarships and Bursaries

There is new funding for Inuit available through provincial and territorial programs. The funding is available to Inuit enrolled under the Nunavut Agreement, regardless of your place of residency or where you are going to school. Here are links and information about scholarships/bursaries/awards for post secondary Inuit students. If there are any additional questions please contact [email protected] or call (204) 774-6848.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

TD Canada Trust works to provide banking, financial and investment services to meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous businesses, organizations and governments.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF)

The Louis Riel Bursary

The MMF continues to support post-secondary students through the Louis Riel Bursary. These bursaries are available to Metis students at several post secondary institutions across Manitoba and are administered through the Louis Riel Institute in partnership with the post-secondary institutions.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Southern Chiefs Organization SCO

Yellowquill University College

Southern Chiefs Organization (SCO)

Vickar Automotive Group Southern Chiefs’ Organization Educational Scholarship

Scholarships will be awarded annually to a student attending Yellowquill College and a student attending the Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT). The scholarship recipients must be a member of one of SCO’s 34 member First Nations. The recipients must also be active in their community, either contributing to their school community or the community-at-large. Scholarship recipients will be chosen annually by Yellowquill College and MITT.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Bank of Montreal

Wîcihitowin: Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report

Check out Wîcihitowin (pronounced ‘wee-chih-hito-win’), the BMO Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report 2021 to learn more about our commitment to Indigenous customers, colleagues and communities.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Funding

University of Manitoba

Academic Support Program – Faculty of Law

P: 204-474-6448


Robson Hall
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/student/indigenous/programs/ASP.html

Located at the University of Manitoba the program provides a support network designed to increase student success. Who is Eligible? Indigenous (First Nation, Métis, Inuit) students at the University of Manitoba admitted to the Faculty of Law.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

University of Winnipeg

Awards and Financial Aid

With 12% of the University student population declaring Indigenous ancestry, The University of Winnipeg is committed to offering a variety of Indigenous focus programs, research, scholarship opportunities and accessibility to a post-secondary institution.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

University College of the North

Awards, Bursaries and Scholarships

P: 204-627-8500
E: [email protected]


436-7th Street East
The Pas Campus
The Pas, Manitoba Canada
R9A 1M7

https://soar.ucn.ca/ICS/Campus_Life/Financial_Aid_and_Awards/Awards_Bursaries_and_Scholarships.jnz

Throughout the academic year, University College of the North (UCN) Financial Aid and Awards staff assist students by administering awards, bursaries and scholarships that have been made possible through the generosity of many individuals, businesses, corporations, associations, and service organizations.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

L’Université de Saint-Boniface

Bourses et aide financière

Nous offrons ainsi un programme compréhensif de bourses d’entrée et de bourses de mérite et d’excellence, en plus de bourses sportives et de bourses de besoin financier.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

University of Manitoba

EmpoweringU Financial Wellness Program

P: 204-474-8850
E: [email protected]


114 Sidney Smith St.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/indigenous/student-experience/empoweringu

EmpoweringU Financial Wellness Program. The Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) is committed to providing students with the knowledge, skills and resources to make confident, responsible financial decisions. With busy academic schedules, jobs and family commitments it can be difficult to devote time to managing money. Recognizing that these demands can be stressful (and impact studies) we are here to let you know it’s never too late to begin developing financially smart habits!

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Workshops / Skill Development Funding

University of Manitoba

Engineering Access Program (ENGAP)

P: 204-474-9872
E: [email protected]


75 Chancellor’s Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 5V6

https://umanitoba.ca/engineering/engineering-access-program

There is a strong demand throughout Canada for engineers with an Indigenous background. The Engineering Access Program (ENGAP) provides opportunities for Indigenous students to get into, prepare for and succeed in the Price Faculty of Engineering. ENGAP students receive the same degree as other engineering students, but the program involves a number of custom resources. Through its warm and supportive community and staff, ENGAP offers its students a home away from home. Through ENGAP, students are offered services in the following areas; Academic: We can help you select and register for courses, provide free tutoring for all courses and offer upgrading courses to help you be better prepared for engineering, Personal: Our counsellor provides assistance with personal and family counselling, resume and job search advice and help locating daycares and accommodations as required, Financial: We’ll help you obtain financial support through numerous bursaries and scholarships, including the ENGAP Scholarship and Bursary Initiative, and Social: Social activities help you find a sense of community within the Price Faculty of Engineering, while group study spaces let you work alongside your peers.

Academic Post-Secondary Preparation Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Community Groups / Community on Campus Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Health Mental Health

CMU offers a $1,000 Indigenous Student Bursary each year to two new incoming students that qualify. Qualifications include submitting a personal statement of need, a letter of nomination, and meeting CMU’s admission requirements.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Red River College Polytechnic

Financial Aid and Awards (RRC)

Last year, Red River College Polytechnic administered awards, bursaries, and scholarships to help students achieve their academic goals. These awards are intended to support students who have shown outstanding abilities in academic or vocational areas and/or are in need of financial assistance.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

University of Manitoba

Financial Aid and Awards (UofM)

P: 204-474-9531
E: [email protected]


65 Chancellor’s Circle
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/financial-aid-and-awards

A range of financial aid opportunities for Indigenous students are available, both through the University of Manitoba and external partners. These programs improve access to education and increase representation of Indigenous students in various programs of study. The University of Manitoba issues more than $17 million to students each year in the form of scholarships and bursaries. Find out how you can access funding so you can focus on your studies.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

P: 1-431-815-4270
E: [email protected]


Room 1H40
Otterburne, Manitoba Canada
R0A 1G0

https://www.prov.ca/admissions/financing-your-education/

We understand the financial weight of your investment, which is why we’re investing in you, too. You’ll benefit from a full-service campus with access to parking, residence services, WIFI, a fitness centre, computer labs, the library and other features. We also have a list of scholarships and bursaries to help ease the financial burden of a university education.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Advisors

We welcome you to join us, to journey together, with qualified and experienced Indigenous art therapists, expressive arts healers, artists and Elders, following a shared life-enhancing vision to integrate the arts into our healing practices and circles. We wish to contribute to the restoration of our relationship to Earth Mother, and the revitalization of Indigenous knowledges and resilience as First People of this land, while exploring the contemporary challenges of decolonization and reconciliation. We will be engaging in lived experiences of personal and collective transformation, by applying strategies from the realms of art and expressive arts therapies to foster empowerment, healing and transformation for all. As we heal, learn and teach from within Indigenized perspectives, through the lens of the therapeutic arts, we particularly intend to reach out to, network with, and increase access to services for underserviced Indigenous communities who are seeking effective ways to help their community members.

Academic Health Mental Health

University of Manitoba

Indigenous Business Education Partners (IBEP)

P: 204-474-7401
E: [email protected]


181 Freedman Cres.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 5V4

https://umanitoba.ca/asper/indigenous-business-education-partners

Our team provides a variety of services to Indigenous students in pursuit of their Bachelor of Commerce or Asper MBA degree including tutoring, networking opportunities and access to our scholarship and bursary program. Our best asset, however, is our community of students. Whether you are in your first year or final year student, our dedicated staff and friendly students are eager to welcome you into our growing community.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Career Pathways Mentorship / Networking Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Government of Manitoba

Manitoba Hydro

We are committed to supporting Indigenous students interested in a career with Manitoba Hydro. We also provide funding opportunities for Indigenous students. All applicants must self-declare as Indigenous descent and provide proof of Indigenous ancestry.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Manitoba Psychological Society

Manitoba Psychological Society Student Bursary

The Manitoba Psychological Society has made a commitment, in honour of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Calls to Action, and upon reflection of the Canadian Psychological Association’s response to the TRC, to encourage and support Indigenous students who are interested in pursuing Graduate-level training in Psychology in Manitoba.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technology (MITT)

MITT Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards

Bursaries provide support to current MITT students for living expenses while studying. Bursaries are available each year for domestic students with a demonstrated financial need and minimum academic standing. Indspire Indigenous Education Awards MITT is a proud Indspire donor and supports four $2,500 awards each year for Indigenous post-secondary students. Apply through the Business Council of Manitoba or MITT’s Indigenous Student Advisor.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

University of Manitoba

Northern Social Work Program – Thompson

P: 204-677-1450


3 Station Road
Thompson
Thompson, Manitoba Canada
R8N 0N3

https://umanitoba.ca/explore/programs-of-study/social-work-northern-program-thompson-bsw

Located in Thompson, Manitoba, the students complete all the university courses required for a Bachelor of Social Work Degree. The curriculum is designed to meet the specific needs of northern social work students. It includes field placements in northern communities. The program is designed for northern Manitoba residents who have been denied educational opportunities because of financial, social, and/or cultural reasons, second language difficulties, and lack of formal education or remote residence

Academic Flexible Learning Scholastic Orientation Career Pathways Work Placement Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Robertson College

Robertson College Winnipeg Programs

P: 204-943-5661
E: Email through website

https://www.robertsoncollege.com/programs/winnipeg/

Get hands-on experience in a collaborative environment. Study on campus at 180 Main Street. Learn in the classroom and apply your skills in the lab. Earn a recognized diploma in 1 year or less. Until further notice, all on-campus classes are being held remotely through our Virtual Classroom. All Robertson Online and Virtual Classroom students will use Brightspace, our online learning hub, to access lectures and course materials. All students enrolled in campus programs must be able to attend on-campus once they reopen.

Academic Certifications / Licenses Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Brandon University

Scholarships and Awards

P: 204-727-9737
E: [email protected]


270-18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba Canada
R7A 6A9

https://www.brandonu.ca/scholarships/

Brandon University offers scholarships and awards and students are able to browse other scholarships, bursaries and awards available from other sources.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Government of Canada

Service Canada Services

Employment Insurance, Canada Pension Plan, COVID-19 Benefits and services, Wage Earner Protection Program, Benefits Finder. Taxable cash grant and how to apply.

Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Assiniboine Community College

Student Aid Awards

P: 204-725-8700
E: [email protected]


Victoria Avenue East Campus
Brandon, Manitoba Canada
R7A 2A9

https://assiniboine.net/admissions/student-aid-awards/scholarships-bursaries

Each year, Assiniboine students receive over $400,000 in the form of scholarships and bursaries. Scholarships can be based on a variety of criteria, such as academic achievement, school or community involvement, and athletics. Bursaries are based primarily on financial need.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships

Cost of Living

Native Women’s Association of Canada

Indigenous Skills and Employment Training

Post-secondary funding for certificate or diploma programs up to 2 years or in the last two years of a degree program; Indigenous women, trans-gender, two-spirited and gender diverse; 15 years of age or older; Must be unemployed, under-employed or able to demonstrate an immediate risk of being unemployed. Through NWAC’s agreement with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) we are able to provide supports such as tuition, living allowance, childcare, job starts and other resources that can help Indigenous women reach their employment and skills training goals. The NWAC ISET program helps Indigenous women and gender-diverse individuals to fully participate in economic opportunities. NWAC believes that education can help Indigenous women achieve economic success. Empowered Indigenous women are the foundation for strong families and communities. Through NWAC’s agreement with Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) we are able to provide supports such as tuition, living allowance, childcare, job starts and other resources that can help Indigenous women reach their employment and skills training goals.

Career Pathways Work Placement Family Daycare Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Cost of Living

Government of Canada

Inuit Post-Secondary Education Strategy

Financial assistance to support Inuit students pursuing postsecondary education.Eligible expenses that can be applied for include: transcript and application fees, tuition and other students fees,initial professional certification and examination fees, books and supplies, supplemental Tutoring, guidance and counseling services, living expenses including for dependents, if applicable, transportation supports when needed, expenses associated with travel home including for dependents, as applicable, child care as needed. Funding is also allocated for activities based on local needs assessments to promote students’ pursuit of post-secondary education and the attainment of a credential. These include:information technology and remote location access to allow students the opportunity to complete distance education or online courses from their home communities.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Connection to Home Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Daycare Financial Cost of Living Funding Health Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

Government of Canada

Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy

Financial assistance to support Métis Nation students pursuing post-secondary education. Funding is allocated annually for direct financial support for Métis Nation post-secondary students. Eligible expenses include: transcript and application fees, tuition and other students fees, initial professional certification and examination fees, books and supplies, supplemental tutorial, guidance and counseling services, living expenses including for dependents, if applicable, transportation supports when needed, expenses associated with travel home including for dependents, as applicable, and child care as needed. Programs and services available include: academic readiness and support, wraparound services to students and their families such as; student-peer mentorship, career counselling, clinical and mental health services, Elder guidance, Knowledge-keeper, student cultural support, outreach and navigation services, cultural education and life-skills development, including fostering awareness and cultural belongings as a citizen of the historic Métis Nation, and information technology and remote locations access to allow students the opportunity to complete distance education or online courses from their home communities.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Connection to Home Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Daycare Financial Cost of Living Funding Health Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

University of Winnipeg

Work Study Program

The Work-Study Program assists you with meeting your expenses during the academic year. It offers you valuable life and work experience with flexible hours that work around your school schedule. It also often provides work experience in your area of study, as a number of the positions are program related.

Academic Flexible Learning Work-integrated Learning Financial Cost of Living

Employment Income Assistance

Financial Advisors

Scotiabank

Scotiabank – ICII

Through the ICII, we can provide low-cost and long-term debt to Indigenous community-based projects across five priority areas: clean power, green infrastructure, public transit, broadband, and trade and transportation.

Financial Financial Advisors Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

BDC services are made available through a broad network of more than 100 business centres across Canada. To maximize BDC’s reach, smaller and more remote communities are served through offices, travelling account managers and consultants. Various locations listed on the website. Winnipeg office info listed here.

Financial Financial Advisors Funding Lending

Assiniboine Community College

Financial Advising (ACC)

P: 204-725-8700 ext 6020
E: [email protected]


Victoria Avenue East Campus
Brandon, Manitoba Canada
R7A 2A9

https://assiniboine.net/student-life/student-services/financial-advising

Careful financial planning is essential to college success. The associate registrar – financial aid & awards, and enrolment services is available to help students with financial planning, identify sources of assistance and provide assistance with applying for funds. You do not need an acceptance letter from Assiniboine before you apply for funding; apply for both the college program and funding as early as possible.

Financial Financial Advisors

University of Winnipeg

Financial Advising (UofW)

P: 204-779-8946
E: [email protected]


489 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 2E3

https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/accepted-students/money-matters/financial-advising.html

If you run into financial difficulties, or would just like to sit down with someone to talk about your financial options, drop by the Awards and Financial Aid Office. We are here to help and support you.

Financial Financial Advisors Financial Workshops / Skill Development

P: 1-431-815-4270
E: [email protected]


Room 1H40
Otterburne, Manitoba Canada
R0A 1G0

https://www.prov.ca/admissions/financing-your-education/

We understand the financial weight of your investment, which is why we’re investing in you, too. You’ll benefit from a full-service campus with access to parking, residence services, WIFI, a fitness centre, computer labs, the library and other features. We also have a list of scholarships and bursaries to help ease the financial burden of a university education.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Advisors

University of Manitoba

Indigenous Student Recruitment Team

P: 204 474-8850
E: [email protected]


114 Sidney Smith Street
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/admissions/indigenous-student-admissions

The student recruitment team that aids Indigenous students with becoming a UM student whether applying from high school, an adult learning center or a mature learner. The team will work with all students who self-identify as First Nations, Metis and Inuit. The student recruitment team can help you find financial aid and awards and with the campus Indigenous community.

Academic Post-Secondary Preparation Community Community Groups / Community on Campus Financial Financial Advisors

The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC)

Manitoba Southeast Commerce Group Inc

P: (204) 270-0116
E: Online Contact Form

https://southeastcommerce.com/?v=422b22d35563

The Manitoba Southeast Commerce Group Inc is a non for profit entity serving the Ritchot, Ste. Anne and Taché regions. Comprised of a board of directors, the Manitoba Southeast Commerce Group Inc encourages and fosters economic and community growth through its leadership in stimulating a competitive business environment, putting in place entrepreneurial supports, creating meaningful connections, all while promoting existing and attracting new business.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Financial Advisors Funding

University of Manitoba

Office of Fair Practice and Legal Affairs – Legal Counsel

P: 204-474-7843
E: [email protected]


E3-250 Engineering Building
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/Legal_counsel/

The Office of Legal Counsel provides or coordinates all legal services required by the University. It has conduct over the legal affairs of 23 different Faculties and Schools, dozens of administrative units, and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff. The work of the sub-unit involves risk-management and protecting the University’s corporate and legal interests in regard to its operations, agreements, disputes and liabilities.

Academic Academic Advisors Academic Workshops Mentorship Advocacy Legal Advocacy Community Community Groups / Community on Campus Financial Financial Advisors Health Mental Health

Steinbach Credit Union

SCU Student Accounts

Going to school is expensive. We can help you stretch your budget with low fees, plenty of included services, and all of the advice and guidance you need as you work towards building your best financial future.

Financial Financial Advisors

Brandon University

Student Accessibility Coordinator

P: 204-727-9759
E: [email protected]


270-18th Street
Brandon, Manitoba Canada
R7A 6A9

https://www.brandonu.ca/student-services/student-accessibility-services/

Do you have a disability or chronic medical condition and require academic accommodations or assistive technology? Contact Student Accessibility Services before the start of the school year to discuss the services and supports that you may access during the upcoming school year.

Academic Disability Accomodations Tutoring / Peer Support Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Financial Financial Advisors

Financial Workshops / Skill Development

AMIK

AMIK – Cultural Sensitivity Training & Other Services

To ensure the successful integration of an Indigenous workforce, its critical to gain a proper understanding of our cultural nuances. Indigenous Engagement starts with a solid foundation upon which to cultivate and nourish a team based on understanding and acceptance. Without a holistic approach, you will miss a key piece of the puzzle.

Academic Education & Training Advocacy Human Rights Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Family Parenting Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Centre

Ma Mawi Wi Chi Itata Programs

Community Care – Natural gathering places for Winnipeg’s urban Indigenous community that are community driven, culturally relevant prevention and support based programs that include drop-in, emergency services, workshops, training and volunteer opportunities. Caring for Our Relatives – Protect children and honour the sacred bond of families with their children by ensuring Indigenous children remain connected to their family and community. Youth Development – Honours youth as the current and future generation of leaders through culture, education, recreation, empowerment, training, employment and leadership development opportunities. Indigenous Knowledge – Returning to our Indigenous values and practices of caring for one another. Specialized programs to lead truth and reconciliation initiatives and our leadership role to support a strong sister organization network.

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Advocacy Legal Advocacy Community Friendship Centres Family Senior Services Youth Activities Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Health Mental Health Workshops Transportation Winnipeg Transit Urgent Services Basic Needs Food Banks / Subsidized Grocery Services

Scotiabank

Scotiabank – ICII

Through the ICII, we can provide low-cost and long-term debt to Indigenous community-based projects across five priority areas: clean power, green infrastructure, public transit, broadband, and trade and transportation.

Financial Financial Advisors Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

TD Canada Trust works to provide banking, financial and investment services to meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous businesses, organizations and governments.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Cedar Lake

Cedar Lake regions: Baden, Barrows, Bellsite, Big Eddy, Birch River, Carrot Valley, Chemawawin Cree, Cormorant, Dawson Bay, Easterville, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids First Nation, Kelsey (Excluding Cranberry Portage), Lenswood, Mafeking, Moose Lake, Mosakahiken Cree Nation, Mountain, National Mills, Novra, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Overflowing River, Pelican Rapids, Powell, Ralls Island, Red Deer Lake, Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, The Pas, Umperville, Wanless, Westgate, Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, and Youngs Point.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Dakota Ojibway

P: (204) 988-5373 or Toll-Free 1-866-988-5373
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/dakota-ojibway/

Dakota Ojibway regions: Birdtail Sioux First Nation, Canupawakpa Dakota Nation, Dakota Plains Wahpeton Nation, Long Plain First Nation, Roseau River First Nation, Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Swan Lake First Nation, and Waywayseecappo First Nation.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures East Interlake

P: 204-378-5106 or Toll-Free1-800-378-5106
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/east-interlake/

East Interlake regions: Arborg, Argyle, Armstong, Arnes, Balmoral, Bifrost, Broad Valley, Camp Morton, Chatfield, Dallas, Dunnottar(Matlock,Whytewold,Ponemah), Erinview, Fisher, Fisher Branch, Fisher Rive, Fraserwood, Gimli, Grindstone Point, Gunton, Harwill, Hecla Island, Hnausa, Hodgson, Inwood, Jackhead, Komarno, Malonton, Matheson Island, Matlock (Dunnottar), Meleb, Morweena, Narcisse, Peguis, Pine Dock, Ponemah (Dunnottar), Poplarfield, Red Rose, Rembrandt, Riverton, Rockwood, Rosser, Sandridge, Sandy Hook, Shorncliffe, Silver, Stonewall, Stony Mountain, Sylvan, Teulon, Whytewold (Dunnottar), Winnipeg Beach, and Zbaraz.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Greenstone

Greenstone regions: Bakers Narrows, Channing, Flin Flon, Cranberry Portage, Sherridon, and Snow Lake.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Heartland

Heartland regions: Alonsa, Altamont, Amaranth, Arden, Austin, Bacon Ridge, Bagot, Blumenfeld, Cardinal, Carman, Cypress River, Darlingford, Deerwood, Dufferin, Elm Creek, Gladstone, Glenella, Graysville, Grey, Haskett, Haywood, Hochfeld/Reinland, Holland, Kaleida, Katrime, Kinosota, Lakeland, Lakeview, Langruth, Lansdowne, LaRiviere, Lavenham, Lorne, MacGregor, Manitou, Miami, Morden, North Norfolk, Notre Dame de Lourdes, Osterwick, Pembina, Plumas, Portage la Prairie, Rathwell, Roland,, Rosebank, Roseisle, Rossendale, Schanzenfeld, Sidney, Silver Ridge, Snowflake, Somerset, South Norfolk, St. Claude, St. Leon, St. Lupicin, Stanley, Swan Lake, Tenby, Thompson, Thornhill, Treherne, Waldersee, Westbourne, Windygates, Winkler, and Woodside.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Kitayan

Kitayan regions: Garden Hill, God’s Lake Narrows, Gods River (Manto Sipi Cree Nation), Island Lake, Oxford House, Red Sucker Lake, Shamattawa, St. Theresa Point, and Wasagamack.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures North Central Development

P: (204) 677-1490 or Toll-Free 1-888-303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/north-central/

North Central Development regions: Churchill, Incorporated Community of Cross Lake, Cross Lake First Nation, Fox Lake, Gillam, Ilford, Nelson House Community, Nelson House First Nation, Norway House Community, Norway House Cree Nation, Pikwitonei, Split Lake, Thicket Portage, Thompson, Wabowden, War Lake, and York Landing.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures North Red

North Red regions: City of Selkirk, RM of St. Andrews, RM of St. Clements, RM of East St. Paul, and RM of West St. Paul.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Northwest

P: (204) 356-2489 or Toll-Free 888-696-2332
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/northwest/

Northwest regions: Barren Lands, Brochet, Charles, Drybrough, Fox Mine, Granville Lake, Heaman, Herriot, Highrock, Hone, Kinoosao, Leaf Rapids, Lynn Lake, Marcel Colomb, Mathis Colomb, McVeigh, North Lands, O-pipon-Na-Piwin, Pawistik, Rafter, Ruddock, Sayisi Dene and South Indian Lake.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Parkland

P: (204) 546-5100 or Toll-Free (888) 303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/parkland/

Parkland regions: Angusville, Ashville, Benito, Bield, Binscarth, Birdtail, Boggy Creek, Boulton, Bowsman, Camperville, Cayer, Cowan, Crane River, Dauphin, Deepdale, Dropmore, Duck Bay, Duck River, Durban, Ebb & Flow, Eddystone, Ethelbert, Fishing River, Fork River, Gambler, Garland, Gilbert Plains, Grandview, Harrowby, HillsburgInglis, Kelwood, Kenville, Laurier, Lawrence, Makaroff, Makinak, Mallard, McCreary, Meadow Portage, Millwood, Minitonas, Mossey River, Mountain, Norgate, Ochre River, Olha, Onanole, Park North, Park South, Pine Creek, Pine River, Pulp River, Renwer, Roblin, Rock Ridge, Rorketon, Rossburn, Russell, San Clara, Sclater, Shell River, Shellmouth, Shellmouth-Boulton, Shergrove, Shortdale, Sifton, Silver Creek, Silverton, Skownan, Spence Lake, Ste. Amelie, Ste. Rose, Ste. Rose du Lac, Swan River, Takipy, Toutes Aides, Trembowla, Tummel, Ukraina, Valley River, Venlaw, Vista, Wasagaming, Waterhen,Waywayseecappo, and Winnipegosis.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Southeast

Southeast regions: Berens River First Nation, Black River First Nation, Bloodvein First Nation, Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, Buffalo Point First Nation, Hollow Water First Nation, Little Grand Rapids First Nation, Pauingassi First Nation, and Poplar River First Nation.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Triple R

P: (204) 746-6180 or Toll-Free and TTY1-888-303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/triple-r/

Triple R regions: Altona, Arnaud, Aubigny, Badger, Blumenort, Brunkild, Caliento, Carey, Carlowrie, Carrick, De Salaberry, Domain, Dominion City, Dufrost, Emerson, Franklin, Friedensfeld, Gardenton, Glenlea, Grande Pointe, Green Ridge, Gretna, Grunthal, Halbstadt, Hanover, Horndean, Ile des Chenes, Kane, Kleefeld, La Rochelle, La Salle, Letellier, Lorette, Lowe Farm, La Broquerie, Macdonald, McTavish, Menisino, Middlebro, Mitchell, Montcalm, Morris, Neubergthal, New Bothwell, Niverville, Oak Bluff, Osborne, Otterburne, Pansy, Piney, Plum Coulee, Randolph, Rhineland, Ridgeville, Ritchot, Riverside, Rosa, Roseau River, Rosenfeld, Rosenort, Rosetown, Sandilands, Sanford, Sarto, Sommerfeld, South Junction, Sperling, Sprague, Steinbach, St. Adolphe, St. Jean Baptiste, St. Joseph, St. Malo, St. Pierre-Jolys, Ste Anne, Starbuck, Ste. Agathe, Ste. Elizabeth, Stuartburn, Sundown, Tache, Tolstoi, Tourand, Vassar, Vita, Wampum, and Woodridge.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures West Interlake

P: 204-768-3351 or Toll-Free1-888-496-8932
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/west-interlake/

West Interlake regions: Ashern, Camper, Clarkleigh, Coldwell, Dauphin River, Deerhorn, Eriksdale, Fairford, Faulkner, Grahamdale, Gypsumville, Hilbre, Lake Francis, Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Lundar, Marquette, Moosehorn, Mulvihill, Oak Point, Oakview, Spearhill, St. Laurent, St. Martin, St. Martin Junction, Steep Rock, The Narrows, Vogar, Warren, and Woodlands.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Westman

P: 204-726-1513 or Toll-Free 1-888-303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/westman/

Westman regions: Albert, Alexander, Archie, Argyle, Arrow River, Arthur, Baldur, Basswood, Belmont, Beresford, Bethany, Beulah, Birnie, Birtle, Blanshard, Boissevain, Bradwardine, Brandon, Brenda, Brookdale, Broomhill, Cameron, Carberry, Cardale, Carroll, Cartwright, Chater, Clanwilliam, Clearwater, Cornwallis, Coulter, Cromer, Crystal City, Dalny, Daly, Dand, Decker, Deleau, Deloraine, Douglas, Dunrea, Ebor, Edward, Elgin, Elkhorn, Ellice, Elphinstone, Elton, Elva, Erickson, Fairfax, Forrest Station, Foxwarren, Franklin, Glenboro, Glenora, Glenwood, Goodlands, Grandall, Grande Clairiere, Griswold, Hallboro, Hamiota, Harding, Hargrave, Harrison, Hartney, Holmfield, Isabella, Justice, Keeseekoowenin, Kelloe, Kemnay, Kenton, Killarney, Kirkella, Langford, Lauder, Lavinia, Lena, Lenore, Louise,Lyleton, Manson, Margaret, Mariapolis, Mather, McAuley, McConnell, Medora, Melita, Menzie, Miniota, Minnedosa, Minto, Moore Park, Morton, Mountain Road, Napinka, Neelin, Neepawa, Nesbitt, Newdale, Ninette, Ninga, North Cypress, Oak Lake, Oak River, Oakburn, Oakland, Oakner, Odanah, Pierson, Pilot Mound, Pipestone, Polonia, Purves, Rackham, Rapid City, Regent, Reston, Rivers, Riverside, Roblin, Rolling River, Rosedale, Rounthwaite, Sandy Lake, Saskatchewan, Scarth, Shilo, Shoal Lake, Sifton, Sinclair, Solsgirth, Souris, South Cypress, Sprucewoods, St. Lazare, Stockton, Strathclair, Strathcona, Tilston, Treesbank, Turtle Mountain, Underhill, Virden, Wakopa, Wallace, Waskada, Wawanesa, and Wellwood.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures White Horse Plains

White Horse Plains regions: Cartier, Dacotah, Delta Beach, Edwin, Elie, Headingley, High Bluff, Macdonald, Newton, Oakland, Oakville, Poplar Point, Portage La Prairie, Southport, Springstein, St. Ambroise, St. Eustache, and St. Francois Xavier.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Winnipeg River

P: (204) 345-2514 or (204) 345-8691
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/winnipeg-river/

Winnipeg River regions: RM of Alexander, RM of Brokenhead , Town of Beausejour, RM of Lac du Bonnet, Town of Lac du Bonnet, Local Government District of Pinawa, Town of Powerview-Pine Falls, RM of Reynolds, RM of Springfield, RM of Victoria Beach, RM of Whitemouth, Sagkeeng First Nation , Community of Seymourville, Community of Manigotagan , Community of Bissett, Nopiming Provincial Park, and Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

University of Manitoba

EmpoweringU Financial Wellness Program

P: 204-474-8850
E: [email protected]


114 Sidney Smith St.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/indigenous/student-experience/empoweringu

EmpoweringU Financial Wellness Program. The Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) is committed to providing students with the knowledge, skills and resources to make confident, responsible financial decisions. With busy academic schedules, jobs and family commitments it can be difficult to devote time to managing money. Recognizing that these demands can be stressful (and impact studies) we are here to let you know it’s never too late to begin developing financially smart habits!

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Workshops / Skill Development Funding

University of Winnipeg

Financial Advising (UofW)

P: 204-779-8946
E: [email protected]


489 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 2E3

https://www.uwinnipeg.ca/accepted-students/money-matters/financial-advising.html

If you run into financial difficulties, or would just like to sit down with someone to talk about your financial options, drop by the Awards and Financial Aid Office. We are here to help and support you.

Financial Financial Advisors Financial Workshops / Skill Development

University of Manitoba

Indigenous Graduate Student Support

P: 204-474-8850
E: [email protected]


424 UMSU University Centre
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/student/indigenous/SAGE.html

First Nations, Métis, Inuit or Native American. SAGE offers holistic programming that supports your cultural, academic, personal and professional development throughout your master’s-level and doctoral studies.

Academic Academic Advisors Career Pathways Graduate Studies Support Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development

Funding

Aboriginal Single Window

P: 204-984-1415

The Aboriginal Single Window is a joint undertaking of the Government of Canada, the Province of Manitoba and the City of Winnipeg. It enables staff in various government departments, currently working with Aboriginal issues, to co-locate in a single office. The intention of this cooperative plan is to: provide a one-stop-shop to organizations that need access to government-funded Aboriginal programs, make information about these programs easier to obtain, foster co-operation and information-sharing between various government agencies and Aboriginal organizations

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Funding

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Animozeebeeng – Lake Manitoba First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

Lake Manitoba First Nation is nestled along theshores of Lake Manitoba and is a 2 hour drive (160kms) north of Winnipeg on Highway 6.

Financial Funding

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Ataagewininiing – Gambler First Nation GFN – Treaty 2 Territory

Gambler First Nation is one of the smallest indigenous communities in Manitoba, with a total membership of 293 of Ojibway descent, the majority are non resident. We are located approximately five miles west of the village of Binscarth and 17 miles southwest of the town of Russell.

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Azaadiwi-ziibiing – Poplar River First Nation – – Treaty Territory 5

P: 204-244-2267

https://www.prfn.ca/

Poplar River First Nation

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Baaskaandibewi-ziibiing – Brokenhead Ojibway Nation – Treaty Territory 1

Brokenhead Ojibway Nation is a proud Nation that is working towards building a healthy, independent, self-sustaining, evolving community, that strives to meet the needs of its citizens by making economic development and our Ojibway identity priorities in every aspect of our planning.

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Bawingaasi-ziibing – Pauingassi First Nation – Treaty Territory 5

Pauingassi First Nation

Financial Funding

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Binemoodaang – Pinaymootang First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

The Pinaymootang First Nation is situated 240 kilometers northwest of Winnipeg and about 40 kilometers north of Ashern. It is signatory to Treaty 2, signed on August 21, 1871. The reserve is designated as I.R. no. 50 with an area of 11,315 acres. The native language is Ojibway. The population is at 2812; on-reserve 1233 and off-reserve of 1579. Approximately 50% of the on-reserve population is under 20 years of age. Severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 caused serious damage to housing and infrastructure and led to people evacuating from 18 First Nations communities. Pinaymootang First Nation was one of the First Nations affected by this flooding.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Bunibonibee Cree Nation – Oxford House – Treaty 5 Territory

Bunibonibee Cree Nation (Oxford House) is located along the eastern shoreline of Oxford Lake at the mouth of the Hayes River and is approximately 950 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The reserve is located on a ridge of land between Oxford Lake to the west and Back Lake to the east. The First Nation has an outstanding treaty land entitlement. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Chan Kagha Otina Dakhóta Oyáte – Birdtail Sioux Dakota Nation

Birdtail Sioux Dakhóta Oyáte (Dakota Nation) is a modern and progressive First Nation located approximately 50 km north of Virden, Manitoba and has a population of about 500 people on approximately 7,128 acres (28.85 km2) of land. It is bordered by the Rural Municipality of Miniota and the Rural Municipality of Archie.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Chanupa Wakpa Dakhóta Oyáte – Canupawakpa First Nation

With a population of over 300 people, Canupawakpa Dakota Nation is located in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. Located along the #83 highway, Canupawakpa Dakota Nation has a gaming centre with VLT’s and some convenience items. The communities Band Office is located centrally between the Health Services building and the Gaming Centre.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Chemawawin Cree Nation – Easterville – Treaty 5 Territory

Chemawawin Cree Nation (CCN) is located next to Easterville, Manitoba, approximately 440 Kilometers North of Winnipeg on highway 60.

Financial Funding

Government of Canada

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC)

Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs Canada (CIRNAC) continues to renew the nation-to-nation, Inuit-Crown, government-to-government relationship between Canada and First Nations, Inuit and Métis; modernize Government of Canada structures to enable Indigenous peoples to build capacity and support their vision of self-determination; and lead the Government of Canada’s work in the North. The Core Working Group released the 2021 Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Girls, and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People National Action Plan: Ending Violence Against Indigenous Women, Girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ People.

Community Financial Funding Urgent Services Resources / Hot Lines

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Dahlu T’ua – Lac Brochet – Northlands Denesuline First Nation – Treaty 10

The Northlands Denesuline First Nation is a first nation located at Lac Brochet, in the northwestern part of Manitoba. Lac Brochet is a Dene community (reserve) in Manitoba, Canada. The community has a population of 629. The median age is just under 20 years old. It is near the Northlands Denesuline. There are no roads connecting Lac Brochet with other parts of Manitoba.

Financial Funding

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Ditibineya-ziibiing – Rolling River First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

The Rolling River First Nation is a First Nations community in Manitoba, located south of Riding Mountain National Park. About half of the members are residents on its reserves, which are located south and east of Erickson, Manitoba.

Financial Funding

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Dootinaawi-ziibiing – Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve – Treaty 2 Territory

The Tootinaowaziibeeng Treaty Reserve is a First Nation located 35 km east of Roblin, Manitoba, 74 km west of Dauphin, Manitoba, and approximately 5 km north of PTH #5

Financial Funding

Government of Canada

Funding for Indigenous Peoples

Find funding programs that support First Nations, Inuit and Métis individuals and communities. This is a whole page with services and information covering a wide range of resources. There are services, initiatives for Indigenous and northern communities and organizations, a range of funding programs and grants available to support Aboriginal languages and cultures, Canada Council for the Arts grants for Indigenous artists and art administrators,and specific funding you can apply for as an Indigenous woman to engage your community and address issues affecting your advancement. Those are just a few of the options available.

Advocacy Community Activism Legal Advocacy Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Gaa-biskigamaag – Swan Lake First Nation – Treaty 1 Territory

The story of Swan Lake First Nation begins long ago. In 1876, Chief Yellowquill and his followers settled on Swan Lake First Nation Reserve. Swan Lake First Nation is located in South Central Manitoba along junction Highway #23 and #34. SLFN people are known as Anishinabe people, meaning “original-peoples”; their native language is Saulteaux (Wikipedia, 2011). SLFN is divided into four areas: SLFN #7, which is the main reservation; #7a Carberry which consists of residential and commercial developments; #8 Indian Gardens, ¾ of which is under agricultural lease and #8a Headingley which will consist of mainly commercial developments. A recently settled Treaty Land Entitlement (TLE) with the Federal Government has enabled them to expand their land base for future developments.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Gaa-ginooshkodeyaag – Long Plain First Nation – Treaty 1 Territory

A signatory to Treaty 1, 1871 (Adhesion Treaty of June 20, 1876) Long Plain First Nation is an Ojibway and Dakota community in the central plains region of Manitoba. The Long Plain population is over 4,500 and is comprised of 3 reserves of which 2 are urban. The urban reserves are situated along the city limits of Portage la Prairie and in the City of Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Gaa-gwekwekojiwang – Ebb and Flow First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

Gaagwekwekejiong. Ebb and Flow has a rich Anishinaabe Culture and offers a variety of services to the members. Ebb and Flow First Nation Chief & Council currently serve a 2 year term in Leadership Office. Severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 caused serious damage to housing and infrastructure and led to people evacuating from 18 First Nations communities. Ebb and Flow First Nation was one of the First Nations affected by this flooding.

Financial Funding

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Gaa-wiikwedaawangaag – Little Saskatchewan First Nation – (Sas-ka-chew-wa-niiz in Anishinabe) – Treaty 2 Territory

This Ojibway Kasba Reservation community known as Little Saskatchewan (Sas-ka-chew-wa-niiz in Anishinabe), is located between Lakes Manitoba and Winnipeg, in Manitoba. Their population is 288 according to 2016’s census. It decreased from 2011’s population of 399, to 288 in a 5 year period. What caused this population decline was 2011’s floods. They have 97 dwellings with 72 lived in. Average household size is 4.1 persons per household. Ojibway is spoken by about 75 people at Little Saskatchewan First Nation. Severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 caused serious damage to housing and infrastructure and led to people evacuating from 18 First Nations communities. Little Saskatchewan First Nation was one of the First Nations affected by this flooding.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Gaa-wiikwedaawangaag – Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation – Treaty 1 Territory

Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation exists to deliver culturally appropriate support services through respectful, accountable, transparent communication and leadership for the betterment of the community.

Financial Funding

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Giizhigoowining – Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

The Keeseekoowenin Ojibway First Nation (KOFN) has had a number of names in the past. When its forefathers signed Treaty 2 in 1871, it was called the Riding Mountain Band, a title based on the location where the people lived. Before Keeseekoowenin became Chief in about 1874, it was also called Okanase’s Band and Mekis’ Band. The Keeseekoowenin First Nation has three reserves. The largest reserve, Indian Reserve (IR) 61, is located adjacent to the village of Elphinstone, about 80 kilometers northwest of Brandon, Manitoba. The next in size is IR 61A, on the shores of Clear Lake in Riding Mountain National Park. A third and smaller reserve, IR 61B, is located next to Bottle Lake. As of May 2005, the Band had a registered population of 973, of whom 463 lived on the reserve.

Financial Funding

Government of Canada

Government of Canada Post-Secondary Support Program

Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) provides financial assistance to First Nations students who are enrolled in eligible post-secondary programs. To be eligible for funding, students must maintain satisfactory academic standing within an eligible post-secondary institution. These include: educational institutions affiliated with, or those that deliver post-secondary programs by arrangement with a post-secondary institution and First Nations-designated and directed institutions

Financial Funding

Government of Canada

Government of Canada University and College Entrance Preparation Program

University and College Entrance Preparation Program (UCEPP) aims to enable First Nations students to attain the academic level required for entrance into degree and diploma credit programs, as prioritized and directed by First Nations. This program provides non-repayable financial support for First Nations (Registered Status First Nations) students who are enrolled in accepted university and college entrance preparation programs. Eligible costs covered by the program may include tuition, books, travel support and living allowances.

Financial Funding

Government of Canada

Indigneous People and Communities

Here you can find Government of Canada programs and services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis. There is also information listed to learn more about Indigenous peoples and communities.

Academic Post-Secondary Preparation Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Funding Health Mental Health

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Inc.

According to the IRTC Constitution, the purpose of the Tribal Council is to generally uinify and maintain and expand the interests, lives and identity of the member bands.

Academic Education & Training Post-Secondary Preparation Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Funding Health Local Health Care

Government of Canada

Inuit Post-Secondary Education Strategy

Financial assistance to support Inuit students pursuing postsecondary education.Eligible expenses that can be applied for include: transcript and application fees, tuition and other students fees,initial professional certification and examination fees, books and supplies, supplemental Tutoring, guidance and counseling services, living expenses including for dependents, if applicable, transportation supports when needed, expenses associated with travel home including for dependents, as applicable, child care as needed. Funding is also allocated for activities based on local needs assessments to promote students’ pursuit of post-secondary education and the attainment of a credential. These include:information technology and remote location access to allow students the opportunity to complete distance education or online courses from their home communities.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Connection to Home Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Daycare Financial Cost of Living Funding Health Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Ishkwaawinaaning – Skownan First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

P: 204-628-3373

http://skofn.com/

Skownan is a Cree and Ojibway name meaning “to turn around the point or turning point. Our people respect the lands and waters. We work to ensure that the land and water are clean and healthy for our children and the animals.

Financial Funding

P: 800-665-6212

http://www.ktc.ca/

The mandate of KTC is to promote, advance and protect the interests of its ten member First Nations, and is intended to maintain, strengthen, enhance, lobby for and defend the rights of northern Manitoba First Nations people within its jurisdiction. KTC maintains an office in Thompson with a sub-office in Winnipeg.

Academic Education & Training Post-Secondary Preparation Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Funding Health Local Health Care

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation – Treaty Territory 2

The Kinonjeoshtegon First Nation is a band of Chippewa Indigenous Peoples in the Interlake Region of Manitoba. The Reserves associated with this band are Jackhead 43 and Jackhead 43A.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Kischewaskahegan – York Landing – York Factory – Treaty 5 Territory

The Cree People of York Landing were originally from the region now known as York Factory, Manitoba, a community that was located on the north shores of the Hayes River, approximately six miles inland from the coast of Hudson Bay. York Landing is located along the eastern bank of the Nelson River, roughly half-way between Lake Winnipeg and Hudson Bay, and it is located 116 kilometers from Thompson, Manitoba. The community has a population of 464 and it consists of 118 dwellings.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Kisematawa – Shamattawa First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

Shamattawa is a community in Northern Manitoba, Canada and the location of the Shamattawa First Nation[1] (55°51′30″N 92°05′46″W). It is located on the banks of the Gods River where the Echoing River joins as a right tributary. Shamattawa is a remote, isolated community, only connected to the rest of the province by winter and ice roads. Winter roads also extend east of the community towards Fort Severn, Ontario, and Peawanuck, Ontario. It can also be reached via Shamattawa Airport.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Kisipakakamak – Barren Lands (Brochet) First Nation – Treaty 10

The Barren Lands First Nation inhabits the Brochet Reserve No. 197, situated on the northern shore of Reindeer Lake. The community is 928 kilometres north of Winnipeg and 19 kilometres east of the Saskatchewan border. The First Nation is signatory to Treaty 10 signed in 1906. Part of the Barren Lands First Nation separated to become the Northlands First Nation which relocated to Lac Brochet, 70 kilometres north of Brochet I.R. No. 197. The native languages spoken are Cree and Dene.

Financial Funding

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Kistiganwacheeng – Garden Hill First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

The community of Garden Hill is located on the North Shore of Island Lake .Garden Hill First Nation is located 610 kilometers northeast of Winnipeg and 350 air kilometers southeast of Thompson. Until 1969, Garden Hill, Wasagamack, St. Theresa Point, and Red Sucker Lake all comprised the single Lake First Nation. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The native language is the Island Lake dialect, Oji-Cree.

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Makadewaagamijiwanoonsing – Black River First Nation – Treaty Territory 5

Black River is located 138 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg and approximately 36 kilometres north of the community of Powerview/Pinefalls, Manitoba. The population of the First Nation is 980 and the primary language used is Ojibwe.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Makaso Sakikan – Fox Lake (Bird) – Treaty 5 Territory

The Fox Lake Cree Nation settled in and around Fox Lake, Bird and Gillam areas along the Hudson Bay rail line to Churchill. In 1947, formal recognition was given by Canada as a separate Band. The Fox Lake Cree Nation was one of two new Bands established from the main body of the York Factory First Nation. Through the parent Band, York Factory, the Fox Lake Cree Nation is a signatory to the 1910 Adhesion to Treaty #5. In 1985, Bird was made into reserve and a home community was established there. However, the majority of members continue to reside in the Town of Gillam and have integrated themselves into the community. Gillam is located approximately 1023 kilometers north of Winnipeg and 203 air kilometers northeast of Thompson. Bird, situated adjacent to the Limestone Generating Station, is located 53 kilometers east of the Town of Gillam.

Financial Funding

Manitoba Moon Voices

Manitoba Moon Voices – ISET Program

Empowered Indigenous women are the foundation for strong and healthy families and communities. That is why Manitoba Moon Voices Inc. (MMVI) is proud to deliver the Indigenous Skills & Employment Training program (ISET) in Manitoba. ISET helps Indigenous women and gender diverse individuals fully participate in economic opportunities by supporting education and skills training that can help them achieve economic independence.

Career Pathways Job Banks / Resource Centre / Resume Writing Family Daycare Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Manto Sakikan – God’s Lake Narrows – Treay 5 Territory

God’s Lake Narrows is located 1037 kilometres Northeast of Winnipeg. The reserve is signatory to the 1909 adhesion Treaty No.5. The First Nation has two communities: the reserve side and the Metis side and the main dialect spoken is Cree and English. God’s Narrows First Nation Administration consists of one Chief and six Council members who are elected through Band custom.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Manto Sipi Cree Nation – God’s River – Treaty 5 Territory

The community of God’s River was originally part of the God’s Lake First Nation. It was in the mid 1940’s that people moved from the God’s Lake Narrows to form the community of God’s River. Manto Sipi Cree Nation is a signatory to the Adhesion of Treaty 5, which was signed in 1909. The God’s River First Nation is located 585 air kilometers northeast of Winnipeg. The community is located at the mouth of the God’s River along the north shoreline of God’s Lake.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Marcel Colomb Cree Nation – Black Sturgeon – Treaty 5 Territory

Marcel Colomb FIrst Nation (Black Sturgeon) is located on Hughes Lake, near Lynn Lake and is affiliated with the Swampy Cree Tribal Council.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Mathias Colomb Cree Nation – Pukatawagan – Treaty 5 Territory

Mathias Colomb Cree Nation (MCCN) is a remote Northern Manitoba First Nation located 210 kilometers North of the Town of The Pas and 819 Kilometers Northwest of Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Mememwi-ziibiing – Berens River First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

P: 204-382-2161

http://www.berensriver.ca/

Berens River First Nation has two reserves: Berens River 13 and Pigeon River 13A, located in the boreal forest east of Lake Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

Government of Canada

Métis Nation Post-Secondary Education Strategy

Financial assistance to support Métis Nation students pursuing post-secondary education. Funding is allocated annually for direct financial support for Métis Nation post-secondary students. Eligible expenses include: transcript and application fees, tuition and other students fees, initial professional certification and examination fees, books and supplies, supplemental tutorial, guidance and counseling services, living expenses including for dependents, if applicable, transportation supports when needed, expenses associated with travel home including for dependents, as applicable, and child care as needed. Programs and services available include: academic readiness and support, wraparound services to students and their families such as; student-peer mentorship, career counselling, clinical and mental health services, Elder guidance, Knowledge-keeper, student cultural support, outreach and navigation services, cultural education and life-skills development, including fostering awareness and cultural belongings as a citizen of the historic Métis Nation, and information technology and remote locations access to allow students the opportunity to complete distance education or online courses from their home communities.

Academic Tutoring / Peer Support Community Connection to Home Community Elder Services / Cultural Events / Circle Meetings Family Daycare Financial Cost of Living Funding Health Mental Health Transportation Transportation Resources / Assistance

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Mina’igo-ziibiing – Pine Creek – Treaty 4 Territory

The Pine Creek First Nation is a Saulteaux First Nation in Manitoba, Canada. The First Nation’s homeland is the Pine Creek 66A reserve, located approximately 110 kilometres north of Dauphin along the southwestern shore of Lake Winnipegosis between the communities of Camperville and Duck Bay. The Rural Municipality of Mountain (South) borders it on the southwest. Minegoziibe Anishinabe is a healthy, safe and progressive community, balanced and harmonious with all creation.

Financial Funding

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Minithayinikam – St. Theresa Point First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

The St Theresa Point First Nation occupies the Reserve area located on the southwestern shore of Island Lake immediately south of the Wasagamack Reserve. Thompson is 350 air kilometers to the northwest and Winnipeg is 600 air kilometers to the southwest. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The language is the Island Lake dialect Oji-Cree.

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Mishi-baawitigong – Little Grand Rapids First Nation – Treaty Territory 5

Little Grand Rapids First Nation is 268 air kilometers northeast of Winnipeg, on the shores of Family Lake near the Manitoba/ Ontario border. The reserve is spread out over an eight kilometer stretch along the lake shore.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Misipawastik Cree Nation – Grand Rapids – Treaty 5 Territory

Most programs and administration delivered with funding from Indigenous Services Canada. MCN manages reserve lands under the MCN Land Code, effective June 1, 2017. Cree people have occupied the territory for thousands of years, most recently since the retreat of the last glaciers from the area. Cree culture and language reveal the relationships between our people, our territory, and our world, and are the foundations of our nationhood.

Financial Funding

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Misko-ziibiing – Bloodvein First Nation – Treaty Territory 5

Bloodvein First Nation is 210 kilometres north of Winnipeg on the east shore of Lake Winnipeg, directly north of the Bloodvein River. The community is situated along three kilometres of shoreline at the mouth of the river.

Financial Funding

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Mithkwamepin Thaakkahikan – Red Sucker Lake First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

Red Sucker Lake Reserve No. 1976 is located on a peninsula on the northeast shore of Red Sucker Lake close to the Ontario border, approximately 709 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The First Nation is signatory to the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The native language is the Island Lake dialect Oji-Cree.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Moosocoot – Ilford – War Lake – Treaty 5 Territory

War Lake First Nation is located at Ilford, Manitoba. Ilford is located along the Bay line, now owned and operated by OmniTrax, 144 air km northeast of Thompson, 416 km northeast by rail from The Pas and 688 air km north of Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Mosakahiken Cree Nation – Moose Lake – Treaty 5 Territory

Mosakahiken Cree Nation (MCN) is located at Moose Lake, Manitoba, approximately 700 Kilometers North of Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Obashkodeyaang – Lake St. Martin – Treaty 2 Territory

Located 225 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg, this Ojibway Kasba Reservation community was located along shores of Lake St. Martin, in Manitoba. That was until May 2011, when a massive flood hit Manitoba. Our community was flooded & destroyed from the diverted Assiniboine River to Lake St. Martin to prevent flooding to Winnipeg. There was extensive damage to housing and infrastructure in 2011. All housing and infrastructure needed replacement. To prevent future flooding, the entire community has been rebuilt in a new location at a higher elevation.

Financial Funding

Ochekwi Sipi – Fisher River Cree Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

Ochekwi Sipi – Fisher River Cree Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

West Region Tribal Council Member Nations

Ojijaako-ziibiing – O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation – Crane River – Treaty 2 Territory

O-Chi-Chak-Ko-Sipi First Nation consists of over 3500 hectares of land on the shore of Lake Manitoba; it is approximately 225 kilometres northwest of Winnipeg and adjacent to the settlement of Crane River.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Okwewanashko-ziibiing – Roseau River Anishnabe First Nation – Treaty 1 Territory

Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation is a rural community located approximately one hour south of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Roseau River Anishinabe First Nation has three physical reserves. Roseau River No. 2 is the main reserve located 98 kilometers south of the city of Winnipeg. Roseau Rapids No. 2A is considerably geographically smaller. It is located off Highway 218 north (80 kilometers south of Winnipeg). Roseau River No. 2B, even smaller, is located at the junctions of Highways 6 & 236 and the Perimeter Highway on the northwest side of Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Opaskwayak Cree Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

Opaskwayak Cree Nation (OCN) is located near The Pas, Manitoba, approximately 626 Kilometers North of Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Oshki-ishkonigan – Peguis First Nation – Treaty 1 Territory

Peguis First Nation is a Treaty 1 First Nation, located in Manitoba, Canada. With a population of approximately 10,246 members of Ojibway and Cree descent, it is the largest First Nation community in Manitoba. The main community of Peguis First Nation, Peguis 1B, is located approximately 196 kilometres north of Winnipeg, MB. Peguis First Nation has a rich culture, strong traditions and a significant history within Canada. The community is named after Chief Peguis. Peguis led the band of Saultaux people from present day Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario to a settlement at Netley Creek, Manitoba, and later to St.Peter’s (present day East Selkirk, Manitoba). After an illegal land transfer in 1907, Peguis First Nation was moved to its present location at Peguis 1B. Severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 caused serious damage to housing and infrastructure and led to people evacuating from 18 First Nations communities. Peguis First Nation was one of the First Nations affected by this flooding.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Sapotaweyak Cree Nation – Pelican Rapids – Treaty 5 Territory

Sapotaweyak Cree Nation is located in beautiful West-Central Manitoba, just under 600 km north-west of Winnipeg along the south/southeast shore of Lake Winnipegosis. Settlement is primarily centered on either side of Shoal River and extends approximately 5 kilometers northeast along Lake Winnipegosis to a point known as Nee-ack or Beardy’s Point and adjacent to the Metis community of Pelican Rapids located just to the west.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Swampy Cree Tribal Council

P: 204-989-4800

https://swampycree.com/

Swampy Cree Tribal Council will pursue the social, economic and political well being and development of member First Nations. Swampy Cree Tribal Council will pursue the social, economic and political well being and development of member First Nations.

Academic Academic Workshops Education & Training Career Pathways Work Placement Family Accessing Supports / Services Financial Funding Housing House Maintenance

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Tataskweyak Cree Nation – Split Lake – Treaty 5 Territory

Tataskweyak First Nation is located in the community of Split Lake, Manitoba. It is located 169 kilometers (105 miles) west of Gillam, Manitoba and 143 kilometers (89 miles) west of Thompson, Manitoba on Provincial Road 280 in Manitoba’s far north. It is considered the half-way point on the dangerous winter drive on MB 280.

Financial Funding

Keewatin Tribal Council Member First Nations

Tes-He-Olie Twe -Tadoule Lake – Sayisi Dene – Treaty 5 Territory

The Sayisi Dene, (People of the East), a Dene First Nation Aboriginal peoples of Canada group living in northern Manitoba. They are members of the “Sayisi Dene First Nation (Tadoule Lake, Manitoba)”.

Financial Funding

CIBC

The Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative

In many First Nations communities, owning a home remains an unfulfilled dream. A home is not just a place of shelter and safety in which to raise a family, share in traditions, formulate, and realize your dreams. Owning a home also represents an opportunity to participate in asset building and generate personal wealth and security.The Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative (ICII) aims to be a part of addressing the infrastructure gap in Indigenous communities, contributing to our mandate to target at least $1 billion investment for Indigenous infrastructure. The Fund’s Credit Enhancement Facility has successfully established a system through which mortgage-based homeownership for on-reserve housing loans to build, buy, or renovate individual homes and multi-suite rental units is enabled.

Financial Funding Lending

Southeast Resource Development Council Member Nations

Waanibiigaaw – Hollow Water First Nation – Treaty Territory 5

Hollow Water first Nation is approximately 190 kilometres north of Winnipeg and within the Precambrian shield region of Manitoba.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Wakhpetunwin Otinta – Dakota Plains Wahpeton First Nation

Dakota Plains Wahpeton First Nation is located in South Central Manitoba, 20 miles south west of Portage La Prairie. Dakota Plains has no official councils. Instead, the community are considered unofficial council members. Any meetings held are open to the community members and are welcome to sit in.

Financial Funding

Island Lake Tribal Council Member Nations

Wasagamack First Nation – Treaty 5 Territory

The Wasagamack First Nation is located on the western shore of Island Lake, about 12 kilometres to the north of St. Theresa Point, 281 kilometres southeast of Thompson, and 607 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The First Nation is a signatory of the 1909 adhesion to Treaty 5. The native language is the Island Lake dialect of Oji-Cree.

Financial Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Wewezhigaabawing – Waywayseecappo First Nation – Treaty 2 Territory

Waywayseecappo First Nation is proximate to the town of Russell and the Rural Municipality of Rossburn and, it is approximately 344 kilometres northwest of the City of Winnipeg. Waywayseecappo First Nation is conveniently located on Highway 45 just 20 miles east of Russell and just a few miles from the south-western corner of Riding Mountain National Park. As of March 31, 2013, the total population is 2568 persons of which 1500 persons reside on the reserve. The community language is Ojibway.

Financial Funding

Bank of Montreal

Wîcihitowin: Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report

Check out Wîcihitowin (pronounced ‘wee-chih-hito-win’), the BMO Indigenous Partnerships and Progress Report 2021 to learn more about our commitment to Indigenous customers, colleagues and communities.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Funding

Dakota Ojibway Tribal Council Member Nations

Wipazoka Wakpa Dakhóta Oyáte – Sioux Valley Dakota Nation

P: 204-855-2671

https://svdngovernance.com/

Sioux Valley Dakota Nation SVDN, formerly called the Oak River Reserve, is located on the banks of the Assiniboine River in Southwestern Manitoba. The Oak River Reserve was created by an Order in Council of the Government of Canada in 1876. Sioux Valley Dakota Nation is the largest Dakota Nation in Canada with a membership of approximately 2500. SVDN is not a signatory to a Treaty.

Financial Funding

Swampy Cree Tribal Council Member Nations

Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation – Birch River – Treaty 5 Territory

Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation (WSFN) is located Northeast of Birch River, Manitoba along the western shores of Swan Lake, approximately 554 Kilometers Northwest of Winnipeg.

Financial Funding

Interlake Reserves Tribal Council IRTC Member Nations

Zaaskajiwaning – Dauphin River First Nation – Treaty Territory 2

Dauphin River First Nation is an Ojibway First Nation band government in Manitoba, Canada. Its landbase is the Dauphin River First Nation Reserve 48A, located at the outlet of the Dauphin River into Lake Winnipeg. Severe flooding in Manitoba in 2011 caused serious damage to housing and infrastructure and led to people evacuating from 18 First Nations communities. Dauphin River First Nation was one of the First Nations affected by this flooding.

Financial Funding

BDC services are made available through a broad network of more than 100 business centres across Canada. To maximize BDC’s reach, smaller and more remote communities are served through offices, travelling account managers and consultants. Various locations listed on the website. Winnipeg office info listed here.

Financial Financial Advisors Funding Lending

P: 204-474-8321
E: [email protected]


University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/campus/bookstore/sponsorship.html

The Fort Garry Bookstore has two terminals in the textbook department where you can print a copy of your booklist; you will need your student number and password for access. Call the Textbook Centre at (204) 474-7961 to have your textbooks delivered to your home. The Bookstore has a sponsorship program that students may qualify for. A sponsor is a third-party entity that agrees to pay The University of Manitoba Bookstore for a student’s educational books and supplies. Examples of sponsors are First Nation Bands, Non-Profit organizations, Government Departments or employers.

Academic Study Space / Computer Usage Financial Funding

University of Manitoba

EmpoweringU Financial Wellness Program

P: 204-474-8850
E: [email protected]


114 Sidney Smith St.
University of Manitoba (Fort Garry Campus)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2N2

https://umanitoba.ca/indigenous/student-experience/empoweringu

EmpoweringU Financial Wellness Program. The Indigenous Student Centre (ISC) is committed to providing students with the knowledge, skills and resources to make confident, responsible financial decisions. With busy academic schedules, jobs and family commitments it can be difficult to devote time to managing money. Recognizing that these demands can be stressful (and impact studies) we are here to let you know it’s never too late to begin developing financially smart habits!

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Workshops / Skill Development Funding

The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC)

Manitoba Southeast Commerce Group Inc

P: (204) 270-0116
E: Online Contact Form

https://southeastcommerce.com/?v=422b22d35563

The Manitoba Southeast Commerce Group Inc is a non for profit entity serving the Ritchot, Ste. Anne and Taché regions. Comprised of a board of directors, the Manitoba Southeast Commerce Group Inc encourages and fosters economic and community growth through its leadership in stimulating a competitive business environment, putting in place entrepreneurial supports, creating meaningful connections, all while promoting existing and attracting new business.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Financial Advisors Funding

Government of Manitoba

Manitoba Student Aid

Manitoba Student Aid provides funding for qualifying full-time and part-time Indigenous students to attend college or university. You may be eligible to receive funding even if you have other sources of money such as: band funding, Métis funding, employment insurance or income assistance. Grants, bursaries and scholarships do not have to be paid back. Student loans do need to be paid back.

Financial Funding

University of Winnipeg

Opportunity Fund

The goal of the Opportunity Fund is to help ensure access to post-secondary education for everyone, regardless of background and socioeconomic status, and especially youth from inner-city neighbourhoods, Indigenous students, and young people from war-affected nations and refugee populations. The Opportunity Fund provides a comprehensive approach that includes: Opportunity Fund Bursaries for critical needs such as emergency child care, food, shelter and access to funds for students who are under-represented at university, Opportunity Fund Tuition Credits earned as early as Grade 4 for students who show academic promise with the potential to build up to $4,000 toward university tuition, Opportunity Fund Tuition Waivers for youth leaving the child welfare system, a program pioneered at UWinnipeg now being replicated across the country. The goal of the Opportunity Fund is to help ensure access to post-secondary education for everyone, regardless of background and socioeconomic status, and especially youth from inner-city neighbourhoods, Indigenous students, and young people from war-affected nations and refugee populations. The Opportunity Fund provides a comprehensive approach that includes: Opportunity Fund Bursaries for critical needs such as emergency child care, food, shelter and access to funds for students who are under-represented at university, Opportunity Fund Tuition Credits earned as early as Grade 4 for students who show academic promise with the potential to build up to $4,000 toward university tuition, Opportunity Fund Tuition Waivers for youth leaving the child welfare system, a program pioneered at UWinnipeg now being replicated across the country.

Financial Funding

Lending

Bank of Montreal

Bank of Montreal Indigenous Banking

BMO Bank of Montreal has 13 branches and 1 community banking outlets that provide Indigenous communities with customized solutions to meet their financial needs. We offer personalized support and special pricing for Indigenous communities. We’re committed to serving the needs of our First Nations, Inuit and Métis customers.

Career Pathways Work Placement Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Lending

(BDC) Business Development Bank of Canada

BDC Indigenous Entrepreneur

As an Indigenous entrepreneur, you want to deal with a bank that has in-depth insight into your unique business opportunities and challenges. Services include: Indigenous Banking, Indigenous Entrepreneur Loan, and Advisory Services.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Lending

Cando

Cando – Youth & Post Secondary Initiatives

Cando has information sessions for students and student advisors on the following topics:Netmaker Coaching,Economic Development Youth Summit, Youth Connect, NIEEF + CIBC / NIEEF Scholarships, Cando Conference National Youth Panel, and TAED application process & Cando Accredited Institutions.

Academic Academic Workshops Career Pathways Mentorship / Networking Community Community Activism Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Lending

Canadian Banker’s Association

First Nations Market Housing Fund

The First Nations Market Housing Fund, an initiative established by the Government of Canada and the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation, gives people greater access to housing loans on-reserve and on settlement lands. Several banks are participating lenders for the Fund.

Financial Lending Housing Housing Resources

First Peoples Economic Growth Fund

First Peoples Economic Growth Fund Info

Scotiabank

Scotiabank – ICII

Through the ICII, we can provide low-cost and long-term debt to Indigenous community-based projects across five priority areas: clean power, green infrastructure, public transit, broadband, and trade and transportation.

Financial Financial Advisors Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

TD Canada Trust works to provide banking, financial and investment services to meet the needs of Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous businesses, organizations and governments.

Financial Bursaries / Grants / Scholarships Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

CIBC

The Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative

In many First Nations communities, owning a home remains an unfulfilled dream. A home is not just a place of shelter and safety in which to raise a family, share in traditions, formulate, and realize your dreams. Owning a home also represents an opportunity to participate in asset building and generate personal wealth and security.The Indigenous Community Infrastructure Initiative (ICII) aims to be a part of addressing the infrastructure gap in Indigenous communities, contributing to our mandate to target at least $1 billion investment for Indigenous infrastructure. The Fund’s Credit Enhancement Facility has successfully established a system through which mortgage-based homeownership for on-reserve housing loans to build, buy, or renovate individual homes and multi-suite rental units is enabled.

Financial Funding Lending

BDC services are made available through a broad network of more than 100 business centres across Canada. To maximize BDC’s reach, smaller and more remote communities are served through offices, travelling account managers and consultants. Various locations listed on the website. Winnipeg office info listed here.

Financial Financial Advisors Funding Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Cedar Lake

Cedar Lake regions: Baden, Barrows, Bellsite, Big Eddy, Birch River, Carrot Valley, Chemawawin Cree, Cormorant, Dawson Bay, Easterville, Grand Rapids, Grand Rapids First Nation, Kelsey (Excluding Cranberry Portage), Lenswood, Mafeking, Moose Lake, Mosakahiken Cree Nation, Mountain, National Mills, Novra, Opaskwayak Cree Nation, Overflowing River, Pelican Rapids, Powell, Ralls Island, Red Deer Lake, Sapotaweyak Cree Nation, The Pas, Umperville, Wanless, Westgate, Wuskwi Sipihk First Nation, and Youngs Point.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Dakota Ojibway

P: (204) 988-5373 or Toll-Free 1-866-988-5373
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/dakota-ojibway/

Dakota Ojibway regions: Birdtail Sioux First Nation, Canupawakpa Dakota Nation, Dakota Plains Wahpeton Nation, Long Plain First Nation, Roseau River First Nation, Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation, Sioux Valley Dakota Nation, Swan Lake First Nation, and Waywayseecappo First Nation.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures East Interlake

P: 204-378-5106 or Toll-Free1-800-378-5106
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/east-interlake/

East Interlake regions: Arborg, Argyle, Armstong, Arnes, Balmoral, Bifrost, Broad Valley, Camp Morton, Chatfield, Dallas, Dunnottar(Matlock,Whytewold,Ponemah), Erinview, Fisher, Fisher Branch, Fisher Rive, Fraserwood, Gimli, Grindstone Point, Gunton, Harwill, Hecla Island, Hnausa, Hodgson, Inwood, Jackhead, Komarno, Malonton, Matheson Island, Matlock (Dunnottar), Meleb, Morweena, Narcisse, Peguis, Pine Dock, Ponemah (Dunnottar), Poplarfield, Red Rose, Rembrandt, Riverton, Rockwood, Rosser, Sandridge, Sandy Hook, Shorncliffe, Silver, Stonewall, Stony Mountain, Sylvan, Teulon, Whytewold (Dunnottar), Winnipeg Beach, and Zbaraz.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Greenstone

Greenstone regions: Bakers Narrows, Channing, Flin Flon, Cranberry Portage, Sherridon, and Snow Lake.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Heartland

Heartland regions: Alonsa, Altamont, Amaranth, Arden, Austin, Bacon Ridge, Bagot, Blumenfeld, Cardinal, Carman, Cypress River, Darlingford, Deerwood, Dufferin, Elm Creek, Gladstone, Glenella, Graysville, Grey, Haskett, Haywood, Hochfeld/Reinland, Holland, Kaleida, Katrime, Kinosota, Lakeland, Lakeview, Langruth, Lansdowne, LaRiviere, Lavenham, Lorne, MacGregor, Manitou, Miami, Morden, North Norfolk, Notre Dame de Lourdes, Osterwick, Pembina, Plumas, Portage la Prairie, Rathwell, Roland,, Rosebank, Roseisle, Rossendale, Schanzenfeld, Sidney, Silver Ridge, Snowflake, Somerset, South Norfolk, St. Claude, St. Leon, St. Lupicin, Stanley, Swan Lake, Tenby, Thompson, Thornhill, Treherne, Waldersee, Westbourne, Windygates, Winkler, and Woodside.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Kitayan

Kitayan regions: Garden Hill, God’s Lake Narrows, Gods River (Manto Sipi Cree Nation), Island Lake, Oxford House, Red Sucker Lake, Shamattawa, St. Theresa Point, and Wasagamack.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures North Central Development

P: (204) 677-1490 or Toll-Free 1-888-303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/north-central/

North Central Development regions: Churchill, Incorporated Community of Cross Lake, Cross Lake First Nation, Fox Lake, Gillam, Ilford, Nelson House Community, Nelson House First Nation, Norway House Community, Norway House Cree Nation, Pikwitonei, Split Lake, Thicket Portage, Thompson, Wabowden, War Lake, and York Landing.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures North Red

North Red regions: City of Selkirk, RM of St. Andrews, RM of St. Clements, RM of East St. Paul, and RM of West St. Paul.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Northwest

P: (204) 356-2489 or Toll-Free 888-696-2332
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/northwest/

Northwest regions: Barren Lands, Brochet, Charles, Drybrough, Fox Mine, Granville Lake, Heaman, Herriot, Highrock, Hone, Kinoosao, Leaf Rapids, Lynn Lake, Marcel Colomb, Mathis Colomb, McVeigh, North Lands, O-pipon-Na-Piwin, Pawistik, Rafter, Ruddock, Sayisi Dene and South Indian Lake.

Career Pathways Entrepreneurial Supports Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Parkland

P: (204) 546-5100 or Toll-Free (888) 303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/parkland/

Parkland regions: Angusville, Ashville, Benito, Bield, Binscarth, Birdtail, Boggy Creek, Boulton, Bowsman, Camperville, Cayer, Cowan, Crane River, Dauphin, Deepdale, Dropmore, Duck Bay, Duck River, Durban, Ebb & Flow, Eddystone, Ethelbert, Fishing River, Fork River, Gambler, Garland, Gilbert Plains, Grandview, Harrowby, HillsburgInglis, Kelwood, Kenville, Laurier, Lawrence, Makaroff, Makinak, Mallard, McCreary, Meadow Portage, Millwood, Minitonas, Mossey River, Mountain, Norgate, Ochre River, Olha, Onanole, Park North, Park South, Pine Creek, Pine River, Pulp River, Renwer, Roblin, Rock Ridge, Rorketon, Rossburn, Russell, San Clara, Sclater, Shell River, Shellmouth, Shellmouth-Boulton, Shergrove, Shortdale, Sifton, Silver Creek, Silverton, Skownan, Spence Lake, Ste. Amelie, Ste. Rose, Ste. Rose du Lac, Swan River, Takipy, Toutes Aides, Trembowla, Tummel, Ukraina, Valley River, Venlaw, Vista, Wasagaming, Waterhen,Waywayseecappo, and Winnipegosis.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Southeast

Southeast regions: Berens River First Nation, Black River First Nation, Bloodvein First Nation, Brokenhead Ojibway Nation, Buffalo Point First Nation, Hollow Water First Nation, Little Grand Rapids First Nation, Pauingassi First Nation, and Poplar River First Nation.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Triple R

P: (204) 746-6180 or Toll-Free and TTY1-888-303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/triple-r/

Triple R regions: Altona, Arnaud, Aubigny, Badger, Blumenort, Brunkild, Caliento, Carey, Carlowrie, Carrick, De Salaberry, Domain, Dominion City, Dufrost, Emerson, Franklin, Friedensfeld, Gardenton, Glenlea, Grande Pointe, Green Ridge, Gretna, Grunthal, Halbstadt, Hanover, Horndean, Ile des Chenes, Kane, Kleefeld, La Rochelle, La Salle, Letellier, Lorette, Lowe Farm, La Broquerie, Macdonald, McTavish, Menisino, Middlebro, Mitchell, Montcalm, Morris, Neubergthal, New Bothwell, Niverville, Oak Bluff, Osborne, Otterburne, Pansy, Piney, Plum Coulee, Randolph, Rhineland, Ridgeville, Ritchot, Riverside, Rosa, Roseau River, Rosenfeld, Rosenort, Rosetown, Sandilands, Sanford, Sarto, Sommerfeld, South Junction, Sperling, Sprague, Steinbach, St. Adolphe, St. Jean Baptiste, St. Joseph, St. Malo, St. Pierre-Jolys, Ste Anne, Starbuck, Ste. Agathe, Ste. Elizabeth, Stuartburn, Sundown, Tache, Tolstoi, Tourand, Vassar, Vita, Wampum, and Woodridge.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures West Interlake

P: 204-768-3351 or Toll-Free1-888-496-8932
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/west-interlake/

West Interlake regions: Ashern, Camper, Clarkleigh, Coldwell, Dauphin River, Deerhorn, Eriksdale, Fairford, Faulkner, Grahamdale, Gypsumville, Hilbre, Lake Francis, Lake Manitoba, Lake St. Martin, Little Saskatchewan, Lundar, Marquette, Moosehorn, Mulvihill, Oak Point, Oakview, Spearhill, St. Laurent, St. Martin, St. Martin Junction, Steep Rock, The Narrows, Vogar, Warren, and Woodlands.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Westman

P: 204-726-1513 or Toll-Free 1-888-303-2232
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/westman/

Westman regions: Albert, Alexander, Archie, Argyle, Arrow River, Arthur, Baldur, Basswood, Belmont, Beresford, Bethany, Beulah, Birnie, Birtle, Blanshard, Boissevain, Bradwardine, Brandon, Brenda, Brookdale, Broomhill, Cameron, Carberry, Cardale, Carroll, Cartwright, Chater, Clanwilliam, Clearwater, Cornwallis, Coulter, Cromer, Crystal City, Dalny, Daly, Dand, Decker, Deleau, Deloraine, Douglas, Dunrea, Ebor, Edward, Elgin, Elkhorn, Ellice, Elphinstone, Elton, Elva, Erickson, Fairfax, Forrest Station, Foxwarren, Franklin, Glenboro, Glenora, Glenwood, Goodlands, Grandall, Grande Clairiere, Griswold, Hallboro, Hamiota, Harding, Hargrave, Harrison, Hartney, Holmfield, Isabella, Justice, Keeseekoowenin, Kelloe, Kemnay, Kenton, Killarney, Kirkella, Langford, Lauder, Lavinia, Lena, Lenore, Louise,Lyleton, Manson, Margaret, Mariapolis, Mather, McAuley, McConnell, Medora, Melita, Menzie, Miniota, Minnedosa, Minto, Moore Park, Morton, Mountain Road, Napinka, Neelin, Neepawa, Nesbitt, Newdale, Ninette, Ninga, North Cypress, Oak Lake, Oak River, Oakburn, Oakland, Oakner, Odanah, Pierson, Pilot Mound, Pipestone, Polonia, Purves, Rackham, Rapid City, Regent, Reston, Rivers, Riverside, Roblin, Rolling River, Rosedale, Rounthwaite, Sandy Lake, Saskatchewan, Scarth, Shilo, Shoal Lake, Sifton, Sinclair, Solsgirth, Souris, South Cypress, Sprucewoods, St. Lazare, Stockton, Strathclair, Strathcona, Tilston, Treesbank, Turtle Mountain, Underhill, Virden, Wakopa, Wallace, Waskada, Wawanesa, and Wellwood.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures White Horse Plains

White Horse Plains regions: Cartier, Dacotah, Delta Beach, Edwin, Elie, Headingley, High Bluff, Macdonald, Newton, Oakland, Oakville, Poplar Point, Portage La Prairie, Southport, Springstein, St. Ambroise, St. Eustache, and St. Francois Xavier.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Community Futures

Community Futures Winnipeg River

P: (204) 345-2514 or (204) 345-8691
E: [email protected]

https://cfmanitoba.ca/winnipeg-river/

Winnipeg River regions: RM of Alexander, RM of Brokenhead , Town of Beausejour, RM of Lac du Bonnet, Town of Lac du Bonnet, Local Government District of Pinawa, Town of Powerview-Pine Falls, RM of Reynolds, RM of Springfield, RM of Victoria Beach, RM of Whitemouth, Sagkeeng First Nation , Community of Seymourville, Community of Manigotagan , Community of Bissett, Nopiming Provincial Park, and Whiteshell Provincial Park.

Financial Financial Workshops / Skill Development Lending

Steinbach Credit Union

SCU StudentFLEX Line of Credit

The StudentFLEX Line of Credit is available for full-time and part-time students enrolled in an accredited Canadian university or college.

Financial Lending

Urgent Financial Aid

Legal Help Centre

Legal Help Centre Process

Legal Help Centre is a place you can come to if you have a legal problem. Services are provided at no cost, to all individuals who qualify.

Advocacy Legal Advocacy Financial Urgent Financial Aid
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