Reserve Lands and Environment Management - How can I apply?

The Department will communicate the application requirements directly with applicants.

Required information may include:

  1. Full name, address, phone number, and description of the applicant.
  2. Information on the applicant’s financial situation.
  3. A description of the applicant’s management and organization capacity.
  4. A detailed description of the proposed project and activities to be undertaken.
  5. Relevant documentation related to any partnership arrangements and commitments.
  6. Timelines for the project.
  7. A cost forecast of the project and details of financing, including all sources of funding for the project.
  8. Anticipated economic benefits of the project, including expected outcomes and proposed performance measures.
  9. Any other information considered necessary by the Department.

In some cases, additional information may be required, such as:

  1. A strategic or business plan that addresses: use of funds; identification and justification of costs; management capacity; business organization; worker capacity; suppliers; provision for unexpected contingencies; products and services; marketing and sales plans; expected revenues, expenses and profit; and project design.
  2. Documentation indicating approval of the proposed project by the Aboriginal community or by the board of directors of the Aboriginal business or Aboriginal organization.
  3. Other corporate documents, such as articles of incorporation, by-laws and corporate policies, and procedures manuals.
  4. Documents supporting the interest in, or need or support for the project by Aboriginal individuals, Aboriginal communities, Aboriginal businesses or Aboriginal organizations.
  5. Documents supporting the need for the contribution to ensure that the project is realized.
  6. Documentation related to the business or project’s financing gap.
  7. Documentation related to the applicant’s legal structure, ownership and control.
  8. Demonstration of compliance with laws and regulations.
  9. Environmental effects and proposed mitigation measures.
  10. Land tenure requirements.
  11. For non-Aboriginal applicants, explanation of experience in dealing with Aboriginal clients.

NOTE: applications will be considered based on regional and national priorities.