Important Documents

Here are some of the most important documents to know about before we start working together.

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Sample Council Resolution to be scheduled to the FMA

In order to access the benefits and services offered under the FMA, your Chief and Council must pass a resolution of Council to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada requesting that the official name of the Nation be added to the Schedule to the Act.

Letter of Cooperation

The Letter of Cooperation describes how your First Nation and the FMB will work together. We need a signed copy before we start working together. It applies to: Financial Administration Law (FAL) development, Financial Performance Certification, Bringing your FAL to Life, and Financial Management System Certification. (Note: Letter of Cooperation is not legally binding)

Council Resolution Templates for FAL and FP Certification

This Council Resolution must be passed before we can work with your First Nation on Financial Administration Law (FAL) development and Financial Performance Certification.

If you have any questions about these documents and their purpose, please contact us.

Council Resolution Templates for FMS Certification

This Council Resolution must be passed before we can work with your First Nation on Financial Management System Certification.

If you have any questions about the above documents and their purposes, please email us at mail@fnfmb.com.

Sample FAL

These samples are for First Nations with local revenues .

If you wish to get a copy of sample FAL in Word Doc format, please email us at mail@fnfmb.com.

Sample Policies

If you wish to get a copy of the sample policies in Word Doc format, please email us at mail@fnfmb.com.

Standards and Other Supporting Documents

We have developed a set of documents, including procedures, standards , and explanatory notes, that can support your First Nation in the following areas: FAL approval, Financial Performance Certification, Financial Management System Certification and Local Revenue Financial Reporting