EleV News & Events

In the News

Investing in Indigenous Philanthropy Through Reciprocity, August 8, The Philanthropist

Blackfoot name bestowed on U of L’s EleV Navigator Team, May 10, 2022, Lethbridge Herald

Law Makers opens doors for Indigenous youth, April 8, 2022, Winnipeg Free Press & Toronto Star

New mentorship program seeks to ignite passion for social justice, April 2022, CTV News Winnipeg

New partnership to benefit First Nations students wanting to attend post-secondary, February 13, 2022, APTN

Taking university to First Nations, U of M program sets up satellite hubs, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, February 9, 2022, Winnipeg Free Press

Foundation to spend $23 million to improve post-secondary education for Indigenous students, September 24, 2021, Eagle Feather News

Transforming philanthropy: Embedding Indigenous principles in learning and evaluation, August 16, 2021, The Philanthropist Journal

New partnership formed to create a better ‘education ecosystem’ for Saskatchewan Indigenous youth, August 13, 2021, Windspeaker.com & Toronto Star

3 post-secondary institutions sign agreement to help Indigenous students in Saskatchewan, August 3, 2021, Global News

New partnership to support Indigenous youth through education into employment, August 3, 2021, CKOM News

Maintaining cultural connections during a pandemic, June 23, 2021, University of Victoria

Creation of Inuit university a ‘priority’: ITK president, June 21, 2021, Nunatsiaq News

ITK teams up with private foundation to help plan for Inuit Nunangat University, June 17, 2021, Nunatsiaq News

Canadian Inuit org to partner with Mastercard Foundation on university project in northern Canada, June 16, 2021, Eye on the Arctic

Creating a Network of Supports for Success, February 12, 2021, Vancouver Island University

Decolonizing Post-Secondary Institutions Takes a Community, October 30, 2020, Policy Options

Announcements & Media Releases

Oẏateki Partnership Brings Together Three Leading Institutions to Transform Education and Employment Systems for Indigenous Youth, May 3, 2022, Saskatoon, SK


Save the Date!

Founded in 2017, the Mastercard Foundation’s EleV Program supports Indigenous youth on their journey through education and on to meaningful livelihoods based on their values, cultures, and worldviews. With partnerships in place in all regions of Canada, we are pleased to invite you to EleV’s National Launch Event. Rooted in the theme, “Taking flight together,” it promises to be an informative and engaging 90-minute program featuring the voices of Indigenous youth, EleV’s partners and performances.

Where: Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN HD, East and West)
When: October 26, 2022, 9-10:30 p.m.

Where: Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (North)
When: October 27, 2022, at 2:30-4 p.m.

Learn more