Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant

The Indigenous Academic Achievement Grant is an important component of the Indigenous Education priority for Manitoba Education. The grant is a supplemental fund provided to assist school divisions with current programming and the implementation of new programs that target academic success for Indigenous students. This grant is administered by the Indigenous Inclusion Directorate and is included in the school division planning and reporting process. Each school division must submit a report and plan by October 31 annually. The plan must focus on strategies which result in measurable increases in Indigenous student achievement, particularly related to literacy and numeracy for a minimum of 50% of the grant allocation. The remainder of the grant, if any, can be used to 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:

Gerri Crilly
Indigenous Academic Achievement Consultant
Indigenous Inclusion Directorate
Manitoba Education
Murdo Scribe Centre, 510 Selkirk Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba  R2W 2M7
Phone: 204-945-7888
Toll Free: 1-800-282-8069 Ext 7888
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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