For project funding requests under $5,000.00 NKDFS will consider proposals and make funding decisions between scheduled Board Meetings. This means applicants seeking amounts under $5,000.00 can submit proposals anytime, and expect timely decisions from the NKDFS Board.
The total project value can be over $5,000.00, it is only the funding request of NKDFS that must be $5,000.00 or less to be considered between Board meetings.
While proposals for requests under $5,000.00 are accepted on a continuous intake basis, please keep the following in mind:
Step 1: Phone or e-mail the Manager to verify the eligibility of your project and provide an Initial Project Concept.
Step 2: Prepare the proposal using the template provided at the Proposal Forms page. If needed, ask the Manager for assistance.
Step 3: Submit your proposal to the Society. Your application should include the following:
Electronic submissions are preferred; please email your application and accompanying documents to If you are not able to submit your application digitally, we will accept it in printed format by regular mail. Please do not use couriers.
The Manager will email or call to confirm receipt of your application. If you haven’t received confirmation of receipt within 2 days of sending your application, please call our office to ensure that we received it.
Step 4: The Manager will review your application and ask for additional information until it is complete.
Step 5: After Directors have considered your proposal, The Manager will contact you by phone with the funding decision, with a letter by mail to follow.
The Government of B.C. and Alcan Inc. each contributed $7.5 million to establish the Northern Development Fund in 1999. The investment income generated from this fund supports the NKDF grants program. Each partner has one representative serving on the board of directors. The NKDF is part of the portfolio of the Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology.
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