One of the top challenges for most Aboriginal communities is to increase economic development opportunities. This course was developed to enable financial and other program managers, Chiefs and Councils and community members gain a broader insight into aspects of community economic development. It provides guidance on developing a CED strategy, implementing the strategy and evaluating the strategy’s results.
The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) is very pleased to introduce JAM: The Journal of Aboriginal Management - a professional journal for Aboriginals across Canada working in the finance and management fields.
Travel can be costly when you are trying to access training for management and staff and elected leaders. AFOA is pleased to offer workshops on key financial and management issues that are delivered right at your door, in your community, at a location of your choice. Participants are provided with all necessary publications, tools and guides.
"HRSDC confirmed existing AHRDA holders have been identified as the primary stakeholders and eligible applicants under the new Aboriginal Skills and Employment and Training Strategy and the 6 month AHRDA extension (reflects half of the overall full year AHRDA budget) is in place to transition into the new Aboriginal Skills and Employment and Training Strategy (ASETS) in October 2010."
If you create technology that deals with climate change issues, clean air, clean water or soil quality, you could get funding to cover up to 33% of the costs involved in developing and testing your product.