Making aspirations reality

Connecting Indigenous youth with opportunities and resources to grow as leaders

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The Samuel Connected North Youth Leadership Fund was established to support emerging Indigenous youth leaders creating meaningful change within and beyond their communities.

Whether it's a social entrepreneurship idea or a community service project, apply for the grant that speaks to your needs and we'll work together to make it happen.

More than funding

Ongoing support

Our experienced team offers project mentorship


Facilitated connections with other grantees and professionals


Share your impact story on our platform to inspire others

Apply at your own pace

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis


  • You identify as First Nations, Métis, and/or Inuit and reside in Canada
  • You are between the ages of 15 and 35
  • You haven't received a Samuel Youth Leadership Fund grant within one calendar year


Digital Inclusion

Request a laptop computer or tablet to support your Grade 12 or post-secondary learning

Currently Closed

Community Projects

For social entrepreneurship and leadership initiatives

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Equipment Loan

Request a loan of video and audio equipment for digital media projects

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The Samuel Connected North Youth Leadership Fund is a TakingITGlobal initiative with support from The Samuel Family Foundation

  • Ka Sakamok Kewetinohk
  • Samuel Family Foundation
  • TakingITGlobal