The Friendship Centre movement is built on community support, trust, strong leadership, tradition and faith and is mandated to improve the quality of life for Aboriginal Peoples throughout Canada. Located in Victoria BC, the BCAAFC is the umbrella association for 25 Friendship Centres throughout the Province of British Columbia.
The BC Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) is requesting applications for the 2014-2015 Urban Partnerships Program. The primary goal of this initiative is to create partnerships that support projects to reduce barriers and increase participation in the economy. Funded projects must be prepared to meet the goals and objectives of their proposal by the project end date; March 31st, 2015.
DEADLINE: All applications must be received at the BCAAFC no later than noon December 12th, 2014
For more details and to download the application documents click here.
News Release: BC Friendship Centres aid skills training
VICTORIA - The Province is teaming up with the B.C. Association of Aboriginal Friendship Centres (BCAAFC) to support skills training and employment opportunities for urban Aboriginal people and youth.
Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad and BCAAFC President Annette Morgan have signed a protocol called “Improving Employment Outcomes for Off-Reserve Aboriginal Peoples”. Read more....