Economic Development

A list of funding opportunites to support economic development.

Grant Program To Assess, Evaluate and Promote Development of Tribal Energy and Mineral Resources




Tribal Energy and Environmental Information Clearinghouse

Coast Opportunity Funds

Coast Opportunity Funds consists of two non-profit grant-making programs entrusted to oversee and manage $120 million in public and private funding to support both conservation management and sustainable economic development in the Central and North Coasts of British Col

Island Coastal Economic Trust

The Island Coastal Economic Trust was created by the  government of British Columbia on February 27, 2006 under Bill 7 - North Island-Coast Development Initiative Trust - to help grow and diversify the economy of the North Island-Coast area by leveraging new investment and partnerships for economic opportunities.

The Trust provides funding to create new and sustainable regional economic growth through strategic investments in targeted “sectors” with the north Island, coastal and Sunshine Coast regional economy.

The Strategic Plan and the Application Guidelines explain in more detail what types of projects the Trust can support and how to apply for funding.

The purpose of Trust funds is to support investment within the following defined “sectors” in the Trust area:

  • Forestry
  • Transportation
  • Tourism
  • Mining
  • Olympic Opportunities
  • Small Business
  • Economic Development
  • Energy
  • Agriculture (includes Aquaculture)

More information: http://www.islandcoastaltrust.ca/