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Call for Proposal

The Painted Hand Community Development Corporation invites applications from Charitable and Non Profit organizations for Yorkton Tribal Council and the cities of Yorkton, Melville and Secondary area for the following purposes:

  • Economic Development
  • Social Development
  • Community Infrastructure Development &Maintenance
  • Educational Development
  • Recreational facilities Operation & Development
  • Senior and Youth programs
  • Cultural Development
  • Justice Initiatives
  • Health Initiatives
  • Other Charitable Purposes

Who can Apply?

  • Non Profit organizations in the Six First Nations of the Yorkton Tribal Council (Cote, Kahkewistahaw, Keeseekoose, Key, Ocean Man and Sakimay)
  • Independent First Nations (Cowessess, Pheasant Rump and Chacachas)
  • Immediate communities of Yorkton, Melville and surrounding areas (100 kms radius)
  • Organizations whose activity falls within the permitted purposes
  • Federal and Provincial organizations are NOT eligible to submit applications.
  • Individuals are NOT eligible to submit applications.

What is eligible for Funding?

  • Focus on partnerships between First Nation and Non First Nation Communities.
  • Focus on cost sharing and joint initiatives.
  • Focus on Human Services that improve education health and well-being of children, youth and families.
  • Where possible, actively involve those to whom the programs and services are to be provided in the development, management, and delivery of programs.
  • Have community involvement in project implementation.
  • Be preventative in nature and address community identified needs.
  • Demonstrate cultural sensitivity/awareness, reflecting the input of the community.
  • Be integrated and coordinated with other community programs and services of a similar nature.
  • Focus on health initiatives that are early intervention and preventative in nature.
  • Positive early intervention programs and extensions, additions, or outreach to existing programs offering a different service may be considered.

Eligible Costs and Projects

Eligible costs include:

  • Salaries ( specialty trade - Board discretion)
  • Materials
  • Utilities
  • Supplies
  • Equipment
  • Rent

Eligible costs may also include any reasonable direct project costs that are needed to effectively and efficiently carry out and approved project’s objectives. The determination of eligibility will be subject to PHCDC Board approval.

Ineligible Costs and Projects

  • Project where the sole objective is to conduct research, studies, surveys, and are not reasonable direct project costs.
  • Projects where the sole objective is the delivering of workshops to staff and are not reasonable direct project costs.
  • Projects where the sole objective is to attend conventions or workshops.
  • Programs that duplicate existing programs and services in the community.

THE DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY WILL BE SUBJECT TO PHCDC BOARD APPROVAL.