Our core purpose is to help First Nations, Métis people and communities address the impacts of the Indian residential schools’ system and to support healing.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL (RFP) - External Financial Services

The NIB Trust Fund is seeking a financial services provider to provide a full range of financial services and supports beginning April 2021.

The NIB Trust Fund Announces 2021-2022 Call for Applications from Groups/Organizations is Now Open

The NIB Trust Fund launched the 2021-2022 Call for Applications from Groups/Organizations for programs aimed at education, healing and reconciliation, training certification, and cultural and traditional knowledge building.

The NIB Trust Fund Announces New Executive Director To Help Lead Trust Fund Into New Era And Support More First Nations And Métis Beneficiaries

Naomi Racette was recently named Executive Director of the NIB Trust Fund, effective June 1, 2020, after and extensive national search.

NIB Trust Fund Celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day

The NIB Trust Fund is celebrating with 100% Indigenous staff on this Indigenous Peoples Day. We encourage you to celebrate our vibrance, resilience, and the connection to Turtle Island and all its relations! - Naomi Racette Executive Director of NIBTF.

The NIB Trust Fund Announces the 2020-2021 Successful Groups and Organizations for Programs aimed at Healing and Reconciliation

The NIB Trust Fund Board of Trustees approved approximately $8.04 million in funding to 101 groups and organizations that will implement education, cultural and healing programs to First Nations and Métis across Canada.

Continuing our Journey

NIB Trust Fund provides resources to create opportunities that improve the quality of life for First Nations and Métis in Canada. These are some of our stories.

The Young Warrior Program that is offered by the Victoria Native Friendship Centre is intended to empower youth ages 7-12 and connect them with resources offered through the Friendship Centre.

Young Warrior Project

To help increase resources available to youth and children across Turtle Island that bring awareness to reconciliation, support from the NIB Trust Fund has helped the First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada release Book 4 of the Spirit Bear series. Spirit Bear: Echoes of the Past is a collaboration between the Caring Society and Spotted Fawn Productions, who illustrated the book.

“In these unique and difficult times my heart is full knowing I can pursue my education goals with this kind of support“.

Justin Langan

Sisters Strengthening Sisters was created to empower Indigenous women and girls in the Saskatoon area and help to build a community of strong, resilient Indigenous sisters. The Saskatoon Indian and Métis Friendship Centre created Sisters Strengthening Sisters with the intent to reduce the barriers typically faced by Indigenous women and girls wishing to access programming. The programming consists of a variety of workshops, activities, outings, and opportunities that help build confidence and a sense of self-identity within participants.

Sisters Strengthening Sisters

Kira studies Social Sciences and Criminology at the University of Toronto and is an intergenerational survivor whose studies surround identifying the systemic flaws in the Canadian Justice System. Her education and background are what has made Kira become passionate about finding solutions to help end the Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women crisis.

Kira Doxtator

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