Economic Development Fund

By mmuise

The Economic Development Fund supports environmentally sound and sustainable economic development activities throughout the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii. Priority will be given to projects that have positive environmental or social impacts, direct or indirect.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must be any of the following:

  • A participating First Nation (one of the 27 First Nations or 3 Regional Organizations specified in Schedule G of the Conservation Investments and Incentives Agreement) as represented by the authorized governing body of the Nation;
  • Any other entity fully or partially owned or controlled by the Participating First Nation which has a resolution from the Participating First Nation supporting a complete funding application;
  • An individual member of a Participating First Nation or business owned by any such individual who has a resolution supporting a complete funding application.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

Coast Funds offers First Nations a continuous intake for new applications with four rounds of funding every year.

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