The First Nations Trust (FNT) distributes mandatory allocations each fiscal year in accordance with the 2002 Framework Agreement and its subsequent amendments.
• The designated funding continued for: First Nations Addiction Rehabilitation Foundation (FNARF).
First Nations Addiction Rehabilitation Foundation
FNARF was established in 1995. FNARF’s mandate is to ensure effective and accessible education, prevention, and treatment programs about problem gambling are available to First Nation people.
In accordance with the 2002 Framework Agreement and its amendments, FNARF receives $2,250,000. The funds received are redistributed annually for local programming to Tribal Councils and the independent First Nations in Saskatchewan.
Administration of the FNARF is provided by the FSIN Health and Social Development Secretariat. A working group of representatives from the independent First Nations and Tribal Councils provide technical support for the FNARF Board of Directors