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 Investment Area map

TOTAL funded
12,500,519.00
since inception

RECENT NEWS

APR 11, 2024

At the final Board meeting of the funding cycle, The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society Board of Directors approved $153,721 in grant funding for six new projects. 

Lakes Outdoor Recreation Society

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
BC Logo Rio Tinto Alcan
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.