First Nation Clean Energy Business Fund (FNCEBF)
Equity Funding - Project Proposal
FIRST NATION APPLICATION
Applicant Name: [Recipient Organisation for Treaty Organisation ]
Organization Mailing Address: [Recipient Business Mailing Address]
Organization Contact Person: [Name]
Estimated start date [yyyy-mm-dd]
Estimated end date [yyyy-mm-dd]
Project Proponent [If different from FN Contact Person]
Name Enter your name for the FNCEBF project here
Answer the following questions (yes/no):
Are you looking at developing your own
community project ?
Are you buying into a project?
Is this a joint project?
Is this project grid fed or remote?
Terms of Reference See worksheets Project Purpose and Objectives , Project Activities and Project Deliverables
Project Budget See project worksheet Budget
Project Cash Flow See project worksheet Cash Flow and Deliverables.
Other Sources See project worksheet Other Funding.
Terms and Conditions
1. I have read, acknowledge and accept the terms of a FNCEBF Equity Funding
program from the Guidelines as provided with this proposal form.
2. I have enclosed documentation (e.g., a Band Council Resolution, Tribal Council
Resolution or Directors' Resolution) that confirms that this proposal meets the
eligibility requirement. (See FNCEBFGuidelines)
3. I have attached details regarding other organisations which are participating in
funding this work, as in attached worksheet Other Funding.
4. I have attached the feasibility study documents, a CEP, and any other supporting
material demonstrating the viability of the project.
I Agree to the above terms and conditions on behalf of
[organisation requesting the funding].
Date Signature of person authorized by the Band, Tribal Council, or Organization
After signing, please e-mail to Lindsay.email@example.com or fax to 250.387.6073,
Attention: Climate Change Project Advisor
Land and Resource Planning and Management
Preparing for Effective Date[must have signed FA]
Studies and Research Studies and Research Studies and Research Transition to Treaty Settlement Lands & Tr
First Nation Participation in Management Processes Cultural Artefacts Transition Activitiies [must have signed AiP]
Transition Activities [must have signed AiP] Constitution Development
Transition Activities[must have signed AiP]
nds & Transition to Effective Date
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Enter your project purpose, then your
(e.g., a possible expected outcomes of
[Objective 2] [If applicable] FNCEBF initiative is to develop a
feasibility study to provide tangible
economic benefits for the First Nation.)
[Activity one] Project Activities
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[Activity two] [If applicable]
Provide a description of the FNCEBF project
activities, starting with a work plan.
The work plan and activity/activities should be a
general chronological description of the key
tasks, timing and methodology.
[Activity three] [If applicable]
If there are any key federal and/or provincial
ministries and agencies involved in the project,
their role should also be identified and described
Project Risk and Risk Mitigation
Risk Issue/Concern Recommended Action/Mitigation High
Agreement (EPA) and
Design and construction
Long term certainty of clean
energy supply (e.ge
resource, wind profile.)
Regulatory and land use
Exit strategy options
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Many cells will fill automatically when you enter data in another
Budget - use this to itemize your budget column.
Note: you can use this form as a template for your expenditure reports as well. Simply save to another document, and fill in the"Actual Expenditure" column.
Eligible expenditures for FNCEBF Initiative include:
Actual Expenditure Variance from
[use this column to original Total Budget Professional and Professional fees, and other
technical services expenses, depending on the nature of
do the [Use this column to the contract with the service provider
Expenditure do the Expenditure
Item [entries are samples only] No. of Days Rate/day Total Budget Report] Report] Travel transportation, accommodation, meals
professional & technical fees [person 1, describe title ] and allowances
professional expenses [person 1 ] Project salaries
professional and technical fees [person 2, describe title ] and wages
professional expenses [person 2 ] Communications
Honoraria [number times amount ]
Community meetings [number times rate ] Administration overhead, office supplies and printing
costs not to exceed 10% of the total
Travel expenses - transportation FNCEBF Initiative cost
Travel expenses - accommodation
Community hospitality expenses, facilities
Travel expenses - meals - No. of Days and Rate/day consultation
Other expenses initiatives
Systems Design, implementation and
Administration [up to 10% of total budget] assessments
Totals $ - $ - $ -
At the end of your project, we will require a final project
expenditure report. You may also need to submit interim
expenditure reports. You can copy your completed Budget sheet
and use that for your expenditure reports by completing the
Actual Expenditure column.
Other Sources of Funding Other Sources of Funding
Funding Source Contact Information Item [insert rows as required] Amount Go to the top left of this sheet to enter information
DIAND [example] A First Nation may choose to seek other sources than BC to
fund part of the cost of a FNCEBF initiative.
Total Funding from other Sources $ - Please use this sheet to describe other sources of funding
than FNCEBF Initiative funds.
FNCEBF initiatives may complement other projects funded
under various programs or initiatives, if they contribute to the
purpose and objectives of the FNCEBF initiative. Please
note that there must be no duplicate funding from other
provincial sources for portions of the project funded by the
FNCEBF initiative. First Nations organizations will identify
any and all complementary funding that they are seeking for
a FNCEBF initiative.