Grant available to the Xaad Kil and Skidegate Haida Immersion Programs only
About the Haida Language Grant:
The programs intent is to focus on supporting local initiatives that demonstrate a clear, positive effective way of improving fluency, the transfer of knowledge, or active mentorship with Haida language specific outcomes. Ideally applications should include the recognition of all three Haida dialects, and/or a collaboration between local language authorities.
The Gwaii Trust Board of Directors desires that this grant incorporates the spirit of collaboration, with measurable outcomes, in keeping this vital link to our past alive.
This grant supports all applications that focus on improving the possibility of perpetuating and revitalizing the Haida language on Haida Gwaii.
Equity Requirement: 50%
Keys tests: Merit and Need
Applicants must have working knowledge and experience of Haida language
Preference to projects that incorporate a collaborative effort involving all three Haida dialects
Preference will be given to existing language grants
Projects that demonstrate a technology component are encouraged
Core funding as a component of the application is acceptable
Administrative costs 10% maximum (but not if the persons administrative of a project is a paid element of the person’s employment within the organization applying)
Facilitators cost maximum $500 per day
Letter of support (preferably 2 – from unrelated parties)
Cost quotes from all suppliers and other verifiable expenses
Letters confirming all other income sources
Meet at least one Constitutional Goal and Objective of the Gwaii Trust
Clear project process description of all aspects of the project from start to finish – including final evaluation
All applications and associated support documentation submitted become the property of the Gwaii Trust, who may publish the said applications on their web site: www.gwaiitrust.com or may otherwise utilize their content as the Gwaii Trust sees fit
Applications must be received no later than one month before the beginning of your project, unless otherwise specifically stated
If you have any questions, or concerns, please contact our project officer, Dana Bellis at email@example.com. firstname.lastname@example.org
Old Masset Office Telephone: (250) 626-3654.Skidegate Office Telephone: (250) 559-8883.