Infrastructure in Indigenous communities

ISC works with First Nations governments and communities to support adequate and sustainable housing, clean drinking water and community infrastructure such as schools, roads and wastewater systems, which are essential to healthy, safe and prosperous communities.

Services and information

Extended Asset Condition Reporting System program

How ISC’s Extended Asset Condition Reporting System works and how to request additional information and apply for funding.

Investing in Indigenous community infrastructure

Indigenous Services Canada works in partnership with Indigenous communities to support projects through targeted infrastructure investments.

Indigenous Community Infrastructure Fund

Supporting and investing in the immediate infrastructure needs of Indigenous communities for ongoing, new and shovel-ready projects.

First Nation housing

How ISC helps First Nations provide sustainable housing on reserve.

Water in First Nation communities

How the Government of Canada works with First Nations to end long-term drinking water advisories and improve water and wastewater systems on reserve.

First Nations Enhanced Education Infrastructure Fund

How ISC works with First Nations to provide financial and advisory help in the development of education facilities.

Asset Management Program

This program helps First Nations develop capacity for long-term infrastructure construction and maintenance planning.

First Nations Infrastructure Investment Plan

How the plan helps First Nations build and maintain infrastructure in their communities.

Capital Facilities and Maintenance Program

ISC's efforts to support and fund community infrastructure for First Nations on reserve.

First Nations Infrastructure Fund

This fund helps First Nation communities develop their public infrastructure to improve quality of life.

First Nations infrastructure transformation

Collaborating with First Nations partners to transform how infrastructure services are delivered.

Health Facilities Program

Funding for infrastructure that supports the delivery of First Nations and Inuit health-related programs and services.

Connectivity and partnerships

Initiatives to ensure Indigenous communities have access to reliable high-speed Internet.

Lifecycle of an infrastructure project

The different stages of a community infrastructure project on reserves.

Success stories

Find stories showcasing infrastructure and housing successes in Indigenous communities.

First Nations Waste Management Initiative

Find out about funding available for solid waste management projects on reserves.


Find forms for programs and services related to infrastructure and housing.

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