First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program

Learn about the First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program (FNECP), who can apply for funding and how to apply.

Current status: open

The deadline to submit your proposal is September 27, 2024, 11:59 pm Mountain time.

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About the program

Indigenous Services Canada provides funding through the FNECP to help First Nations communities improve their health. The program supports these communities in identifying, investigating and characterizing the impact of exposure to environmental hazards. Its activities include community-based:

Who can apply

In order to be eligible for funding, First Nation communities must be recognized under the Indian Act.

First Nations groups that can apply for funding include:

First Nations in British Columbia should apply for funding under the First Nations Health Authority Environmental Contaminants Program.

Special requirement for funding

The FNECP program requires that:

The scientific or academic partners must be identified in the proposal.

What contaminants are included

Any environmental contaminants that are of concern to First Nations communities can be included in your proposal, based on potential human health risk due to exposure. This risk must be articulated and justified in the proposal.

Deadline

The deadline to submit your proposal is September 27, 2024, 11:59 pm Mountain time.

How to apply

View and download the Call for proposals document.

Contact the program at fnecp-plcepn@sac-isc.gc.ca.

Program staff will:

Contact us

First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program
Environmental Public Health Division
Office of Population and Public Health
Population Health and Primary Care Directorate
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Indigenous Services Canada
A.L. 1919D
10 rue Wellington, Suite 1455
Gatineau QC  K1A 0H4

Email: fnecp-plcepn@sac-isc.gc.ca
Phone: 613-293-5517

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