In 2013 NKDF provided seed capital to fund an Accessibility Audit of what would be required to develop the Lakes Outdoor Recreation area as an accessible region in northern British Columbia. It proved that people with...
~Lakes Outdoor Recreation Society
The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society assists the people of North West British Columbia, and in particular the Nechako region and Kitamaat Village, by investing in sustainable economic and community stability projects in the area most affected by the Kemano project and the creation of the Nechako Reservoir.
NKDF Investment Area
NKDF grants $48,194 for Haisla Nation Council Bandshell
Apr 8, 2021
Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society announced today that the Board of Directors approved $48,194 in funding for a new project in Kitamaat Village.
Haisla Nation Council was awarded the grant to construct an outdoor Bandshell.
To adapt the arts to COVID-19, The Bandshell will be built on the waterfront, in conjunction with a new Youth Center, supporting safe delivery of the arts in outdoor spaces.
NKDF grants $28,000 to support COVID-19 Recovery Response in First Nation Communities, Municipalities and Rural regions.
Jun 15, 2020
Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society announced today that it will provide $28,000 to go toward COVID-19 Recovery Response initiatives in the Nechako, Lakes, and Kitamaat regions. One organization in each of the nine First Nation Communities, three Municipalities and two rural regions in the NKDF service area will receive $2,000 to assist with local economic recovery and help businesses restart and transition to the new normal.
The Government of B.C. and Alcan Inc. (Rio Tinto) 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, Economic Recovery and Innovation.