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PAW Number/Fiscal Year: 5702745.BC (2015-2016)

Purpose: Proposals for the Negotiations Preparedness Initiative will be accepted on the Proposal Application Form 2015-2016 only.

Reporting Period: As specified in the terms and conditions of the offer

Instructions:

Field Definitions:

A. Applicant Information

Field Definition
Applicant Name The name of the band, tribal council or First Nation organization.
Address, Telephone Number, Facsimile Number, Email Address The general contact information of the applicant. A valid postal code is in upper case in the format, A#A #A#. A valid telephone number includes the 3 digit area code in the format, ###-###-####. If there is an extension, it has a maximum of 5 digits and is in the format #####. A valid facsimile number includes the 3 digit area code in the format ###-###-####. Do not use hyphens. A valid email address may be in upper or lower case in the format a@a.a.
Primary Contact, Project Manager – Given Name, Family Name, Title/Position, Telephone Number, Facsimile Number, Email Address The name and contact information of the project manager. A valid telephone number includes the 3 digit area code in the format ###-###-####. A valid email address may be in upper or lower case in the format a@a.a.
Secondary Contact – Given Name, Family Name, Title/Position, Telephone Number, Facsimile Number, Email Address The name and contact information of the project manager. A valid telephone number includes the 3 digit area code in the format ###-###-####. A valid email address may be in upper or lower case in the format a@a.a.
Proposal written by The name and title/position of the proposal writer.

B. Project Information

Field Definition
Project Name The main title of the project.
BCCI Funding Requested The amount of BCCI funding requested.
Project Start Date The scheduled project start date (no earlier than April 1st), format of YYYY-MM-DD.
Project End Date The scheduled project completion date (no later than March 31st), format of YYYY-MM-DD.
Project Synopsis A brief description of how this project will enhance capacity and expertise of Aboriginal group to prepare for consultation, negotiation, implementation or management of lands and resources components of current or future aboriginal title settlement agreements. May include key project deliverables.
Resolution by Band, Tribal Council or First Nation Organization The resolution must be specific to this project and recent. Provide either the reference resolution number and/ or date of resolution when signed.
BC Capacity Initiative Project Sectors Select ONE "Project Sector Names" that best describes the type of BCCI project proposed.
BC Capacity Initiative Project Activities Select ONE "Primary Activity" in the 1st column, and, only if applicable, select ONE "Secondary Activity" in the 2nd column.
Project Description Questions 1 to 6 link to BCCI criteria and must be completed. Refer to Proposal guidelines for definitions of criteria.
Project Deliverables Deliverable #: A specific, measurable and tangible item that is a product when the project is completed. Example: Monthly meetings (10) with community, draft a wildlife report for Council approval, collection of data for GIS database, or training of Lands Coordinator with new referral system.
Measurable #: A description of the project deliverable. Identify tangible products that will result when the project is completed. Support documents must be included with submission of the Final Report in May.

C. Project Partnerships
Identification of partners, including Provincial government, who will contribute financial, human resources or in-kind support to the project. Include letters of support.

Field Definition
Organization/Program The organization name involved in the project partnership.
Contact, Telephone Number The name and telephone information of the contact. A valid telephone number includes the 3 digit area code in the format ###-###-####.

D. Consultants

Field Definition
Consultant Company Name The name of the consultants that are participating in this BCCI proposal.
Area of Expertise Identify the main task(s) the Consultant will be working on.
Contact, Telephone Number The name and telephone information of the contact. A valid telephone number includes the 3 digit area code in the format ###-###-####.

E. BC Initiative Budget Summary

The Budget Summary shows amounts budgeted for project expenditures, grouped by Cost Category, e.g. Project Administration, Honoraria, etc. This summary is to be completed in the Budget Summary table on page 5. This summary will include contributions made by the BC Capacity Initiative, the Applicant (funds/in-kind) and Partners (funds/in-kind). Provide a one to two word description for each amount. (Refer to the Proposal Guidelines, Section 3 "What Can Be Funded", and Section 4 "Sound Budget", for details on allowable project costs.)

F. Supporting Documents

Field Definition
Supporting Documents Check the box indicating which document is being submitted.
  • For a First Nation and/or Tribal Council, provide either Band Council or Tribal Council Resolutions (BCR/TCR)
    OR
  • For an Aboriginal Organization, provide a Certificate of Incorporation, a signed Resolution and BCR's from each First Nation benefitting and/or participating in the project
  • A copy of the current Strategic or Community Plan or Vision/Mission Statement if there is no plan.
  • Letters of support from partners contributing financially or in-kind to the project.
Approval Block
Given Name, Family Name, Title, Telephone Number, Email, Date
Information provided by the person that completed the proposal application. Provide date in the format of YYYY-MM-DD.
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