Throughout the past two decades, FNESC and the First Nations Schools Association have worked together to develop and implement a range of programs and services to ensure that the needs of First Nations students are addressed in meaningful ways.

The following table shows FNESC and FNSA programs and summarizes key deadlines and support contacts.  For full details, please visit the individual program pages.

ProgramKey Dates Eligibility Summary Contact
Co-operative Education ProgramProposal Due: June 25, 2018
First 75%: made once signed agreement is returned
Final Reports Due: March 15, 2018
Final Payment made once report is received and reviewed.
First Nation Schoolsprograms@fnesc.ca
First Nation Schools Assessment Implementation ProjectDocuments due October 31 for Payment #1 – 50%
Documents due March 15 for Payment #2 – 50%
First Nations schools participating in FNSA School Assessmentfnsa@fnesc.ca
First Nations Health and ScienceProposal Due:
First 75%: made once signed agreement is returned
Final Reports Due:
Final Payment: made once report is received and reviewed
First Nation Bands and Schoolsprograms@fnesc.ca
First Nations Languages and Culture Program, for First Nations SchoolsWork Plan Due: Nov. 16, 2018
Interim Report Due: Mar. 4, 2019
Final Report Due: Jun. 3, 2019
First Nations Schools languages@fnesc.ca
First Nations Parents Club GrantsRegistrations Due: Sept. 28, 2018
FNPC Grant Application Due: October 31, 2018
Contribution Agreements Due: November 2, 2018
Grant Payment: November 2018
Reports Due: April 12, 2019
Up-to-date Contact/Registration Form and confirmed association with a BC FN Community (Band) or FN Schoolparentsclub@fnesc.ca
School Growth PlanDocuments due October 31 for payment #1 – 75%
Documents due February 28 for payment #2 – 25%
Eligible First Nations Schoolsfnsa@fnesc.ca
First Nations Education Jurisdiction Capacity Building Funding for Negotiating First Nations (2018-19)Contribution Agreements Due: November 9th, 2018
Final Report Due: April 1st, 2018
Confirmed Negotiating First Nations info@fnesc.ca
School Growth Plan Additional AllocationDocuments due October 31 for payment #1 – 75% Documents due February 28 for payment #2 – 25%Eligible First Nations Schoolsfnsa@fnesc.ca
Skills Link Program Proposal Due: June 15, 2018
First 75%: made once signed agreement is returned
Final Reports Due: March 15, 2018
Final Payment: made once report is received and reviewed
First Nation Bands and Schoolsprograms@fnesc.ca
Special Education School Based ProjectsWorkplans Due: Oct. 5, 2018
For payment #1 – 75% - need returned Contribution Agreement
Interim Report Due: Feb. 1, 2019 – Final 25% released

Additional High Cost applications due: Oct. 12, 2018 – 100% released for qualified students (schools) with receipt of Contribution Agreement.

Second HC Application due: Jan 18, 2019 – 100% released for qualified students (schools) with receipt of Contribution Agreement
First Nations Schoolsspecialed@fnesc.ca
Summer Work Experience Program Proposal Due: May 18, 2018
First 75%: made once signed agreement is returned
Final Reports Due: Sept. 14, 2018
Final Payment: Made once report is received and reviewed
First Nation Bands programs@fnesc.ca