Indigenous Services Canada – First Nations Inuit Health (ISC – FNIH)

Climate Change and Health Adaptation Program for Southern First Nations

Program Summary

Provides up to $100,000 annually for community-based or regional research and action oriented projects. This program creates an opportunity for First Nations to engage with their communities and/or regions in monitoring, research, assessment, and discussion in order to develop local and/or regional adaptation action plans to reduce health risks caused by a changing climate.

Eligible Recipients

All southern First Nation communities are eligible for funding. Southern is defined as being located
south of 60oN.

  • Individuals, Band Councils, Tribal Councils and Associations, First Nation organizations and governments of self‑governing First Nation.
  • Non-government and voluntary associations and organizations, including non-profit corporations that work on behalf or in partnership with First Nation communities. The community must identify them as partners in the research.

Contact Information

Erin Myers
Senior Program Officer
Climate Change and Health Adaptation
First Nations and Inuit Health Branch
Health Canada
Tel.: 613-291-3887
hc.cchap_fnihb_phpcd-pccas_dgspni_dspsp.sc@canada.ca