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Indspire is a national Indigenous registered charity that invests in the education of First Nations, Inuit and Métis people for the long-term benefit of these individuals, their families and communities, and Canada. In partnership with Indigenous, private and public sector stakeholders, Indspire educates, connects and invests in First Nations, Inuit and Métis people so they will achieve their highest potential. Our vision is to enrich Canada through Indigenous education and by inspiring achievement.


Through its Building Brighter Futures program, Indspire has disbursed over $132 million through more than 42,500 scholarships and bursaries to Indigenous students since 2004. Indspire also provides many vital resources and programs to help students graduate and go on to reach their full potential. For more information, visit


Soaring: Indigenous Youth Empowerment Gathering

At Soaring, high school students learn about career and post-secondary education options. Students participate in workshops, learn about financial support, and meet Canada’s top employers.


National Gathering for Indigenous Education

Each year, National Gathering brings together hundreds of educators interested in improving the educational outcomes of K-12 Indigenous students. Attendees from across Canada access resources and share innovations and successful.


Teach for Tomorrow    

Teach for Tomorrow encourages and supports First Nations, Inuit and Métis students to fulfill their ambition to become teachers and provides a seamless approach for students to transition though high school into university.


Rivers to Success Mentorship

Rivers to Success provides a supportive environment for First Nations, Inuit, and Métis students at key stages of their educational journey, giving them the tools they need to successfully pursue the career of their dreams.


Indspire Awards

Representing the highest honour the Indigenous community bestows upon its own people, each year Indspire Awards recognize outstanding Indigenous achievers who are a source of inspiration for Indigenous youth. The ceremony is broadcast nationally on CBC and APTN.


Guiding the Journey: Indigenous Educator Awards

Guiding the Journey recognizes and celebrates outstanding educators for their achievement and innovation in Indigenous education.


Climbing the Mountain Workshops

Climbing the Mountain offers sessions that create healthy educational spaces and workplaces rooted in the principles of reconciliation.