All NAFC-member local FCs and PTAs are eligible to apply for ILP funds. To be eligible for the ILP, FCs, and PTAs must demonstrate that:

  • They have or intend to deliver an Indigenous language program.
  • They have or plan to build the capacity and expertise to deliver an Indigenous language program.
  • Through the proposed project, the FC or PTA plans to produce new language speakers, thereby strengthening and revitalizing Indigenous languages.
  • The FC or PTA has identified language programs needed in urban areas, including the resources that are required to enhance participation and learning.
  • The proposed project will promote Indigenous languages and cultures.