Trust Funds are not intended to be the sole source of funding for large or multiyear projects. The Trust moneys can supplement funding from the Federal Government or other sources of funding and hence are only available for the current year.
Only NCN departments, agencies, corporations and individual NCN members can submit proposals for programs and projects to be funded by revenue from either or both Trusts. However an individual NCN member, when applying for CAP-CIP funding will require an NCN entity to endorse the proposal.
All the applications received by Trust Office are reviewed by CAP-CIP committee appointed by chief and council against the criteria given below. Consideration is given to projects that create, sustain and improve community infrastructure and/or address the community’s social, economic and physical needs. Projects must have maximum impact on job creation within the community. All the applicants seeking for CAP/CIP funding are interviewed to address concerns and/or answer questions by the committee members. After interview sessions CAP-CIP committee makes recommendations to Chief and Council about each proposal submitted to committee and spending funds available from both Trusts. In the final stage of approval process Chief and Council meets CAP-CIP committee to review and approve the committee’s recommendations.
- Benefits to Community (30%)
- Management Capability (25%)
- Budgetary Considerations (15%)
- Innovation (10%)
- Evaluation (10%)
- Quality of proposals (10%)
This is high level overview of the funding process, other conditions may apply. Please see the 1996 NFA Implementation Agreement and the Taskinigahp Trust Indenture for full detail.
We encourage you to download the CAP-CIP application form for funding in either Word or PDF format from the links above, complete the required information and submit it to the Trust Office in person or by registered mail to be received before the deadline.