Call for Proposals: First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program

August 6, 2021

Treaty One Territory, Manitoba


The First Nations Environmental Contaminants Program started in 2000 and for the last 20 years provided funding to support First Nations communities in addressing their concerns about environmental pollutants, conducting projects in collaboration with academically trained researchers.

This Call for Proposals aims to support First Nations in identifying, investigating and characterising environmental hazards with potential for human health impacts. The program support community-based monitoring, research and knowledge integration.

Should your community have interest in investigating environmental contaminants with link to human health in your environment, please use the attached Call for Proposals as a guide to prepare a proposal and apply to this program for funding.

Proposals will be accepted until the deadline of November 5, 2021, 11:59 pm, Mountain Time. Details for preparing project submissions are contained here.

If you have any questions, need assistance or would like to submit a proposal, please contact us at