Enterprising Artisans

Recipient: CFDC Nadina
Amount: 56250
Date: 2011-01-27
Areas: Regional
Sectors: Community Infrastructure
Strategy: Promotion and Brokering
Description: This project is a partnership including Cheslatta Carrier Nation and Rio Tinto Alcan. Representatives from each partner will manage the project, which will draw on resources from a broader range of stakeholders and serve a broader group of participants including First Nations groups both in- and outside the NKDF investment area. The purpose of this project is to bring together artisans along the western corridor, create a brand and increase local artisan's profile, and build a marketing and distribution system including an online portal.

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