The Fraser Lake & Area Menshed Society we feel has been a great success, largely due to the grant for our shop addition from the NKDF. Without the grant we would not have had the courage to proceed with its...

~Fraser Lake & Area Menshed 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.

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Recent News

NKDF Grants $55,000 for new projects in Vanderhoof
Jun 14, 2022

At the first Board meeting of the new funding cycle, NKDF Board of Directors approved $55,000 in grants for four new projects. 

The District of Vanderhoof received a grant of $15,000 to upgrade the emergency lighting at the airport.  The Vanderhoof airport plays a critical role in connecting the region to the rest of the province including serving as an access point for medical transport and firefighting services. Upgrades to the emergency lighting will ensure there are no interruptions to services. 

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NKDF under $5,000 Grant Program supports two youth projects in Burns Lake
Apr 25, 2022

The first two projects of the new NKDF funding cycle have been approved through the under $5,000 Program. The Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce and the Burns Lake Youth Soccer Association will both receive grants. 

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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.

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