Spirit Bear Award

Nomination closing date

2021-03-31 23:45

The Spirit Bear Award is named in honour of Spirit Bear, who is a symbol of reconciliation and equity for kids. 

Do you know a group of children and/or youth (18 and under) who has been doing work on reconciliation and the TRC Calls to Action? This award honours the work of two groups of young people who are demonstrating reconciliation in action to ensure First Nations, Métis and Inuit young people have the same opportunities as all other children.

To nominate them, you will need to send:

  1. Complete nomination form.
  2. Cover letter explaining how the nominee meets the award criteria.
  3. Two (2) letters of support demonstrating how the nominee meets the award criteria.
  4. Other materials that might support the nomination (links to video clips, pictures, etc.)

Nominators may submit the full nomination package by mail to:

Spirit Bear Award
c/o First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada
Suite 401, 309 Cooper Street
Ottawa, ON K2P 0G5

By email to: spiritbear@fncaringsociety.com

By using the online form.

Documents may be submitted in the following formats: PDF, JPG, JPEG, or PNG. If you are unable to attach files in those formats, we encourage you to submit your application by mail. Ensure all scanned documents are legible. Please note: we will only review complete forms and packages.

We look forward to receiving your Spirit Bear Award packages!