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
since inception


JUN 6, 2024

The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society Board of Directors has approved $140,374 in grant funding for eight projects to start off the new funding cycle. A total of $385,000 is available for grants between April 1, 2024 and March 31, 2025. 

The Village of Fraser Lake received $50,000 to assist with constructing a new water reservoir.

Nechako Nordics

To NKDF Board of Directors, I am writing on behalf of the Nechako Nordics to share our Success Story. Our club is the Ski Section of the Nechako Valley Sporting Association in Vanderhoof, BC. We have been active...

~Nechako Nordics
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.