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Grantwriting 101: How to write a winning grant and grants you can apply to

August 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm ADT

Can you write a winning grant? Join Tribe and CRE to learn the essentials of grant writing and get insider information on available grants.

How do I write a winning grant?

Grant writing is an essential skill for anyone looking to secure funding for their business or organization. Knowing how to craft a compelling grant application can help you access the resources you need to bring your ideas to life, whether that’s launching a new product, expanding your business, or supporting a worthy cause.

We’ve partnered with Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE) to bring you Grantwriting 101: How to write a winning grant and grants you can apply to. Join us on July 25th to learn the essentials of grant writing and get insider information on available grants.

In this workshop, you’ll learn…

  • the essentials to writing a winning grant
  • grants you can apply to through CRE
  • platforms where you can find even more grants

Please note: This event will be recorded and may be used in Tribe Network’s promotional and/or marketing materials.

Join us virtually

You’ll receive a link after registration to tune in for the presentation and Q&A with presenters.

Meet the CRE Team

Canadian Roots Exchange is a national Indigenous youth-led organization that collaborates with communities to provide programs, grants and opportunities that are grounded in Indigenous ways of knowing and being and designed to strengthen and amplify the voices of Indigenous youth.

Arizona Commanda-Boissoneau (she/her)

Aaniin/Boozhoo indinawe-maaganidoog! Waasaygiizhik-kwe ndi-goo. Arizona n’dizhnikaaz. Ketegaunseebee miinwaa Nbisiing ndoonjibaa. Name ndoodem. Ojibway-Anishnaabe-kwe ndaaw.

Arizona Commanda-Boissoneau is a queer, Ojibway-Anishinaabe-kwe from Garden River First Nation and Nipissing First Nation who belongs to the sturgeon clan. Arizona holds a B.A. in Indigenous Studies from Trent University and is a graduate of the Indigenous Community and Social Development program from Georgian College. She has experience in the field of mental health and enjoys working with community. Throughout her education and work, Arizona stays inspired by Anishinaabe knowledge that has been shared with her. As a Grant Coordinator, Arizona is excited to work with and empower Indigenous youth along their journeys. In her spare time, Arizona enjoys reading books, watching movies, cuddling with Giizis (her cat), and creating art through sewing, beading, and jingle dress dancing. Miigwetch!

Fola Kortee (she/her)

Fola was born and raised in the Dish with One Spoon Treaty Territory (Toronto). Her ancestry is of Metis-Cree and Nigerian heritage. She holds a BA in Kinesiology and Health Sciences and has been working in community recreational programming for the past decade. Fola enjoys staying involved in the community – she sits on a Native Youth Advisory Council and has experience facilitating traditional hand drumming workshops. She is passionate about bringing the community together to envision a healthy, happy future and empowering youth to connect with their roots.

Patricia Eve Martin (she/her)

Patricia Eve Martin is Anishinaabe, born and raised in Toronto ON, with family roots in M’Chigeeng First Nation, Sagamok and Newfoundland. She is currently the Grant Coordinator with Canadian Roots Exchange (CRE). Patricia has collaboratively done murals with the 7 Generation Image Makers program at NCFST – including “Turtle Island” as part of Doors Open Toronto 2017, and “The Space Within Us” mural in First Nations House, University of Toronto. She has done graphic facilitation projects for Emerging Leaders for Environmental Sustainability in Healthcare, U of T, as well as the Indigenous Environmental Justice Project with York U, and the Provincial Indigenous Youth & Family Advisory Committee for Youth Wellness Hubs Ontario. In her free time, she visits her grandma and walks her two dogs, Wrinkles and Essie.

Follow CRE

Website: canadianroots.ca

Instagram: @cdnroots


Twitter: @CdnRoots



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