Those eligible to apply for funding include:
• Métis Nation Citizens
• Recognized Métis Nation Government, organizations, and institutes
• Other Recognized Organizations & Institutes
NOTE: Canadian citizens, and Canadian organizations and institutes are required to partner with a Métis Nation citizen or a recognized Métis Nation organization or institute, and must be able to demonstrate the ability to achieve the mandate of the program
Examples of eligible projects include:
• Remembrance Day initiatives
• National Indigenous Veterans Day initiatives
• Memorials and monuments
• Commemorative ceremonies and events
• Public school events
• Métis Veteran research papers, art installations, scholarships, books, and any other similar initiatives
The MVLP may approve partial or full funding for a project. Expenses incurred before the project is approved will be subject to approval by the MVLP on a case-by-case basis. Decisions are based on the number and quality of applications received and available funding. Funding is granted based on the type of activity, timeline to complete the project, the identification of risks, and value.
Funding for any given project, including multi-year programs, will be up to a maximum of $100,000 per project, to a maximum total of $200,000 for multi-year projects. Recipients must adhere to these guidelines and the conditions set out in the contribution agreement.
A final report must be submitted at the conclusion of the project, including a complete financial accounting of the project and evaluation. The report will enable the MVLP to fulfill the obligation of accountability back to primary stakeholders and measure the results and accomplishments of the project.