Well, this success story throws back a little bit. We started planning for the expansion at the Burns Lake Public Library in the early 2000's. It was an ambitious project - double the size of the library!! The board...
~Burns Lake Public Library
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 $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.
NKDF grants $139,702 for projects in Vanderhoof, Burns Lake, Southside and Fraser Lake
May 29, 2020
At the May 12, 2020 Board meeting of the Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society, Directors approved $139,702 funding for seven new projects.
The following grants were awarded to new projects:
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.