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Join us in Building a Community of Professionals.

Benefits of Membership:
  • Networking and Career Support with a Community of Aboriginal Professionals
  • Certification, Capacity Development, Education and Professional Development
  • High Quality Products, Services and Resources
  • Knowledge Sharing and Information
  • Member Savings on AFOA Canada Products and Services
  • plus many more benefits!
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Corporate Membership

Corporate membership packages are available to both Aboriginal and Non-Aboriginal businesses that work with Aboriginal organizations, communities and individuals.

Our corporate members develop meaningful relationships with our members and help communities realize their full potential through Connecting, Partnering and Building.

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General Information

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Join the thousands of professionals who have already taken a Capacity Development Workshop through AFOA Canada. 

Travel to one of our scheduled workshops or bring a workshop to your own community or organization. Search our selection of workshops that is best for your team. 

For more information on our workshops, click the image below to find the workshop best suited for you and your team. 

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NEWS & Upcoming Events

AFOA Canada is Hiring

AFOA Canada is seeking a dependable, highly driven Administrative Assistant, Training & Events to provide administrative support to the Senior Administrator, Training & Events.  

Deadline: Friday, July 27, 2018 at 4 PM EST

 For more information or to submit your resume, please contact Sara Roundpoint at   

To learn more about AFOA Canada, please visit About Us. 


We are pleased to announce that we have opened a second intake for the Professional Development Scholarships.

CLICK HERE to Review the Professional Development Scholarship Application Guidelines 

ONLINE Courses - CAFM & CAPA - 36 Scholarships available
CLICK HERE to download the application; or 

CAPA IN-PERSON SESSION - 6 scholarships 
CLICK HERE to download the application; or 

Certified Indigenous Leaders Program (CIL) In-Person Sessions - 7 scholarships 
CLICK HERE to download the application; or 


CLICK HERE to Review the ILC Bursary & Scholarship Regulations

For more information please email or call Toll Free, (866) 722-2362.  You can also fax your applications to to 613-722-3467 or courier it or submit it in person at the address below:

Indigenous Learning Centre
c/o AFOA Canada
301-1066 Somerset Street West
Ottawa, ON K1Y 4T3

Thank you to the *NIB Trust for providing support to the 2018/2019 Indigenous Learning Centre Professional Development Scholarship.

NEW! Certified Indigenous Leadership Program (CIL)

 This 8-day Program is delivered in four two-day sessions that will enhance the knowledge, skill and professional development of elected officials.
CIL competencies are divided into the following themes:
Setting Vision & Strategy
Effective Governance
Decisions, Overseeing Change & Risk Oversight
Values & Ethical Behaviour
Communication, Collaboration & Partnerships
Essentials of Financial Oversight
Legislation, Legal & Regulatory Awareness

Begins October 20-21, 2018 in Ottawa, ON
CLICK HERE to download the registration form, you can fax it (613) 722-3467 or email the application to to the attention of Patricia Debassige. 
Patricia is available to provide more information on the program and to review the requirements toll free at (866) 722-2362, ext. 105. 

DVD Now Available

The Former National Chief's Panel DVD is Now Available for Purchase!

CLICK HERE for DVD order form