Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant

The Indigenous Academic Achievement (IAA) Grant is a supplemental fund provided to assist school divisions with current programming and new initiatives to improve academic success for Indigenous students. The grant is an important part of Manitoba Education’s emphasis on Indigenous education. The Indigenous Inclusion Directorate administers the IAA funds.

Each school division must include information on the IAA grant in its planning and reporting process. The complete report and plan is required by October 31 annually. A minimum of 50% of the grant allocation must focus on strategies to produce measureable improvements in literacy and numeracy, specifically for Indigenous students. The remainder of the grant, if any, may support educationally and culturally relevant programming.

Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant Support document

Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant Support Document (Adobe Icon 1.53 MB)

This support document provides information to assist school divisions with developing plans and measuring outcomes of programming that is focused on First Nations, Métis, and Inuit students' academic achievement.

For further information or comments please contact:

Helen Robinson-Settee
Indigenous Inclusion Directorate
510 Selkirk Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R2W 2M7
Toll free:1-800-282-8069 ext. 4763
Fax: 204-948-2010

Funding Guidelines

Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant funding guidelines are referenced  in the Funding of Schools document.

Planning and Reporting Process

Information about the current planning and reporting process for the Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant is available on the School and School Division Reporting and Planning website.


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