In 2013 NKDF provided seed capital to fund an Accessibility Audit of what would be required to develop the Lakes Outdoor Recreation area as an accessible region in northern British Columbia. It proved that people with...
~Lakes Outdoor Recreation 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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Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society Grants $72,000 for Four New Projects
Oct 11, 2022
The Nechako-Kitamaat Development Fund Society Board of Directors approved funding for four new projects.
$50,000 was approved for the Village of Fraser Lake for the Curling Rink/Community Hall Development project.
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.
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.