Indigenous Languages Component

Indigenous Languages Component (ILC) is a Canadian Heritage funding program administered by Mi’kmaw Kina’matnewey (MK) for Nova Scotia applicants. MK is responsible to oversee the management and administration of the ILC programming element in a fair, open and transparent manner that respects the ILC application requirements.

The goal of this program is to support community-based projects that contribute to the strengthening of Indigenous cultural identity as well as the preservation and revitalization of the Mi’kmaw language.

There are four streams of ILC projects. Applicants can address one stream as their main focus of their activity or a combination of up to 3 project streams. The eligible project types are:

  • Community Based Language Projects
  • Mentor and Apprentice Program
  • Language Resource Development
  • Cultural Development. 

Deadline is February 26th, 2021

ILC Application Guidelines (PDF)
Annexes A-C Application Forms MK 2021-2023 ILC (DOCX)
Annex D Budget 2021-2023 ILC (XLSX)
Unincorporated Application Acceptance of Liability Form ILC (DOCX)