More Scholarships and Bursaries Available (10/30/2019) 

More Scholarships and Bursaries Available

With the support of the NIB Trust Fund, the Indigenous Learning Centre (ILC) is pleased to offer two bursaries and a number of scholarships. Apply today!

The Bursary Program
The ILC will award $2,000 to two (2) Indigenous students who are attending post-secondary full-time. 

Download the Bursary Guidelines and Application . For more information about the Bursary Program, please visit the  Bursaries page .

Professional Development Scholarships
1. ONLINE WINTER COURSE - Scholarships are available to applicants who wish to take one online course for the Certified Aboriginal Financial Management (CAFM) program, or the      Certified Aboriginal Professional Administrator (CAPA) Program.

2.  NEW! Certified Indigenous Leadership (CIL) In-Person Session - National Cohort 2 in Winnipeg, MB - Scholarships are also available to applicants who wish to enroll in the Program.

Download the Professional Development Scholarship Guidelines  . Fore more information about Professional Development Scholarships, visit the Scholarships page.

Please also review the General Regulations for Scholarships and Bursaries .

Deadline is November 6, 2019.

For further information, please email or call toll-free 1-866-722-2362. You can also fax your applications to 613-722-3467 or courier it or submit it in person to the address below:

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

 CIL National Cohort 2 (10/22/2019) 

CIL National Cohort 2

AFOA Canada is now accepting applications for Certified Indigenous Leaders (CIL) In-Person Session - Cohort 2, this 8 day program is delivered in four two-day sessions. Being assigned to one CIL group for the program, participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive and participatory sessions with others working in similar environments. 

CIL In-Person Session - National Cohort 2
Winnipeg, MB
Session 1 begins November 30, 2019!

Registration Now Open!

More information on the Certified Indigenous Leaders (CIL) Program and to register or call AFOA Canada toll-free at 1-866-722-2362.

 Harvard Program Cohort 4 (10/22/2019) 

Apply for the Harvard Program Cohort 4

AFOA Canada is pleased to partner again with Harvard Business School, this unique program is for Senior Administrators, Executive Officers, Elected Leaders and Senior Managers working in Indigenous communities; urban, rural organizations and isolated settings; and on-reserve, off-reserve across this land.

For more information, visit the Harvard Program webpage .

 Call for Contributors to the JAM 26 (10/22/2019) 

Call for Contributors to the JAM 26

Get your message & brand in front of key Indigenous decision makers, community members and this country’s largest Association of Indigenous Professionals. We are now accepting advertisements and articles for the 26th issue to be released in October.

This edition of JAM will focus on the theme of
Is Workplace Innovation Necessary?

Please email us confirmation that you would like to advertise in the upcoming edition of JAM by November 27, 2019.

For more information, visit the JAM webpage.

 JAM 25 Now Available (10/1/2019) 

Issue 25 of the JAM is Now Available

The Fall 2019 issue of the Journal of Aboriginal Management is now available, in English and French. 

"Our theme for this issue of JAM, Managing through Disruptions, concerns the task of forging danger into opportunity. What ever our business , we may take disruption as inevitable. From without, the continuity of our industry is disturbed by demographic change, technology and production innovation, the evolving globalization of markets and capital, business competition, and consumer trends; from within, disruptions come to us in the form of rapid growth or rapid contraction. When the disruption arrives, many organizations thrive but many do not. In JAM 25 we consider the factors determining who swims and who sinks," says editor Wayne K. Spear.

The Journal of Aboriginal Management is the only professional journal in Canada for Indigenous Professionals working in the finance, management and leadership fields. This semi-annual journal focuses on professional trends and innovations in Indigenous finance, management and leadership. It includes interviews with leaders and articles from experts that profile community-based initiatives and best practices. This Journal is intended to help you be on the leading-edge of key Indigenous finance, management and leadership issues that will impact your career and business.

AFOA Canada members have been mailed copies of JAM 25, and can also view this issue by logging into the Members Only Area

If you are not an AFOA Canada member but would like to subscribe to JAM, please email For more information about the Journal of Aboriginal Management or to preview each issue, please visit the JAM page .