One organization in each of the nine First Nation Communities, three Municipalities and two rural regions in the NKDF service area received $2,000 to assist with local economic recovery and help businesses restart and transition to the new normal. The organizations approved to receive the funds are:
Vanderhoof Chamber of Commerce, Saik’uz First Nation, Regional District of Bulkley Nechako Area D (Fort Fraser), Village of Fraser Lake, Stellat’en First Nation, Nadleh Whut’en Band, Burns Lake and District Chamber of Commerce, Lake Babine Nation (Woyenne), Burns Lake Band, Southside Economic Development Association, Cheslatta Carrier Nation, Nee Tahi Buhn Band, Skin Tyee Band, Haisla First Nation.
During this unprecedented time and as we look to the future, NKDF is seeking ways to assist small businesses and non-profit organizations to adapt to COVID-driven change. Now, more than ever, it is important to build resilience in local communities.