Call for Applications for BC Language Initiative Program 2016-2017


The BC Language Initiative (BCLI) program, administered by the First Peoples' Cultural Council, is now accepting applications for the 2016-2017 program year.

The BCLI program supports projects to revitalize British Columbia First Nations languages through documentation (including language archiving through FirstVoices), immersion programs, materials and curriculum development, traditional and cultural programming, and community collaboration. First Nations communities and organizations are eligible to submit proposals.

Application Deadline

Friday, April 8, 2016 at 4 p.m..

Applications must be submitted by mail and postmarked on or before the deadline. Emailed and faxed applications will not be accepted.

More Information

Click here for the Application Form and Funding Guide. See the website for examples of the types of language strategies funded under BCLI.

Visit the First Peoples' Cultural Council website for more information on this and other programs at


Contact Barb Matilpi at or 250.652.5952

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