The Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation

Project Funding

Program Summary

1. To address risk factors faced by First Nations youth including juvenile delinquency, substance abuse and suicide, by:
a. providing scholarships bursaries and grants to attend educational programs; and
b. providing equipment, facilities and opportunities to participate in structured recreational, and/or organized
sporting activities
2. To promote good health care and ensure the proper provision of medical and health care services for the benefit of all
First Nations members in Canada.
3. To educate and raise awareness concerning First Nations language, history, spirituality and culture among First Nations
youth by:
a. providing grants for attendance at traditional First Nations activities or events, established arts and cultural institutions,
language programs and traditional theatrical or dance performances and instruction; and
b. providing educational materials and training for the benefit of youth

Eligible Recipients

– Status Members
– Must be non-profit
– Individual band members
– Community groups and organizations
– Minor sports teams
– Special Events
– Elite Adult Teams

Application Deadline

Applications must be submitted a minimum of one month prior to your event or commencement of your project.Only one application per sector per fiscal year (April 1 – March 31) in the Health Sector and the Arts & Culture sector.


Below are specific sector deadlines:

  • Spring/Summer Sports – February 1 – July 31
  • Fall/Winter Sports – August 1 – January 31


September start has a July 14, 2017 deadline; January start has an October 13, 2017 deadline.
Applications that span more than one year are eligible; however, applicants must reapply each year.

Contact Information