Capacity Building

Northern Development offers a range of capacity building funding programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities in central and northern British Columbia.  Please review our programs and get in touch with us if you have any questions or need any assistance in determining which program is best suited to your needs.

Economic Development Capacity Building

Capacity Building

Northern Development provides economic development capacity building funding annually to boost economic development capacity in municipalities and regional districts throughout central and northern British Columbia.

Grant Writing Support

Capacity Building

The Grant Writing Support program provides up to $8,000 in rebate funding each year to support the employment of a locally based grant writer. The funding is provided to local governments and First Nations bands in the Trust’s service region.

First Nations Government Internship

Capacity Building

These 12 month internship positions are available with select First Nations governments to gain management work experience across departments with expert mentors. The interns make a difference in a community, develop leadership and management skills, and chart a path into a rewarding career. Positions offer a challenging and engaging custom-designed work plan and competitive wages.

Local Government Internship

Capacity Building

These 12 month internship positions are available with select central and northern British Columbia local governments to gain work experience across departments with expert mentors. The interns make a difference in a community, develop leadership and management skills, and chart a path into a rewarding career. Positions offer a challenging and engaging custom-designed work plan and competitive wages.