The Secrétariat aux affaires autochtones is developing a new financial assistance program for members of First Nations and Inuit communities. This program will succeed the Aboriginal Initiatives Fund III, which will expire on March 31, 2022.

Who can submit a brief?

Any stakeholder in the economic, social and community development of Indigenous peoples in Québec, in particular:

  • Members of First Nations and Inuit communities
  • Indigenous political leaders
  • Managers and administrators of Indigenous organizations and businesses


We encourage you to share your ideas to ensure that the next financial assistance program more fully meets the needs of Indigenous communities, business people, Indigenous peoples in urban settings and organizations that serve Indigenous peoples of Québec.

For questions regarding submitting a brief

Please send your questions and submit your brief to the following email address: The Secrétariat has prepared a guide to assist you in writing your brief. All briefs must be sent to the Secrétariat by May 28, 2021.