Teams of Indigenous youth will receive project-specific mentorship, coaching, cultural guidance, and up to $50,000 in project funding.
by Indigenous Clean Energy
OTTAWA, ON, January 19, 2024 — ImaGENation (Imagine-Nation), a national capacity-building and mentorship program, is now accepting applications for their second cohort. Indigenous youth can submit applications until February 19, 2024.
The ImaGENation program creates space for Indigenous youth to imagine a sustainable future for their community and the opportunity to transform that vision into meaningful project-based action. Teams of youth (ages 18-30) from across Canada are selected and enrolled into an 18-month program from April 2024 – September 2025 that provides a culturally embedded ecosystem of support and up to $50,000 in project funding to plan and implement their clean energy project idea.
“ImaGENation is a game-changer for Indigenous youth to feel supported and recognized as the leaders that they are in a clean energy future. This program is unlike any other, being rooted in culture and giving full empowerment to young changemakers to develop clean energy projects that directly benefit their community and people. It is kinship, capacity building, and so much more.” – Aubrey-Anne Laliberte-Pewapisconias, ImaGENation Program Manager
Projects will receive:
- Up to $50,000 in project funding
- Access to ImaGENation Project Advisors and one-on-one mentorship
- Access to our Wrap-Around Support and Elders Engagement Funds
- Access to the ICE Energize 101 Course
- Sponsorship to select in-person gatherings and network opportunities
Applications can be submitted here until February 19 at 11:59 p.m. PST.