2019 Applications Closed

Thank you for your interest in applying for the Samuel Connected North Youth Leadership Fund. Due to high interest, applications for 2019 are now closed.
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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


Travel grant

Travel to conferences, gatherings, and training

Leadership opportunities

Scholarship for non post-secondary expenses

Community project grant

For social entrepreneurship and leadership initiatives


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

  • Connected North
  • Samuel Family Foundation
  • TakingITGlobal