Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations

215-345 Yellowhead Hwy. Kamloops, BC V2H 1H1

Phone: 250-828-9833 or Fax: 250-828-9972


Mission Statement

Mission Statement: ...Promotes and provides community economic development support services to First Nations people within the Central Interior area. Through our objectives the Board will facilitate improved self-performance of First Nations people in this area.

Audited Financial Statements March 31, 2010

Audited Financial Statements March 31, 2009

Audited Financial Statements March 31, 2008

Audited Financial Statements March 31, 2007


Aborginal Artisan Catalogue - Fourth Edition

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First Nations Company Registration

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We would like to ensure our People receive equal opportunities, therefore we are developing a contractors database for First Nations Businesses within our region.

This is designed to collect the information we need to complete the database.  Your information will then be entered into our database.  This information will not be distributed without your consent.  We could however contact you if opportunities fitting your profile come to our attention.

Please note: this information could be relevant to the upcoming contracting opportunities for the Kwoiek Creek Run of the River Project.


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The People to Be Served:

The First Nation people named in the Mission Statement are People living within the Thompson-Shuswap-Nicola-Fraser Canyon-Lillooet-Okanagan area. This includes persons, groups, or Businesses living both on and off reserves as well as in urban or rural settings. The Board will direct its attention to both starting and strengthening of Native business development as well as preparation of people for the labour market. While there are other Community Futures Development Corporations in the geographical area described to serve the public at large, the Community Futures Development Corporation for First Nations people allows the Board to work with economic development issues that are unique to needs of our First Nations Community. Service Area


What CFDC of CIFN Provides:

Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations promotes and provides community economic development support services to First Nations People within the Thompson-Shuswap-Nicola-Fraser Canyon-Lillooet-Okanagan area. Services and programs that are provided are Private Post Secondary Training Institute, First Citizen's Fund Aftercare, Cross Cultural Training, Community workshops, and Aboriginal Artisan's Showcase & Sale.


CFDC of Central Interior First Nations Objectives:

The objective of the CFDC of Central Interior First Nations is to remain community based and community controlled, to recognize the autonomy of the communities of the geographical area. To provide a forum for community/group/ individual interaction and co-operation, to provide programs and services based on a First Nation's approach and a First Nations generated concept, to assist with Human Resource and Skill Development. To have acknowledged and incorporated life styles and geographic's into our programs and services. Also to utilize strategies consistent with cultural patterns and learning styles, promote the development of self-esteem and a positive Native economic development identity, and to maintain program goals, methods, structure and content that reflects the experience needs and backgrounds of our clients and communities. Also to remain linked to the overall economic, social, political and development of the First Nations people.


CFDC of Central Interior First Nations is a Registered Charitable Organization:

Our Charities number is 897996252RR0001.

Donations will be used 'To provide community economic development programs and services to First Nations people within the Central Interior of British Columbia.'

Official receipts for all donation will be issued and may be used for tax purposes.


What's in the Web Site:

This web site describes all the programs and services that Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations provides for people in the designated areas. It gives an in depth look at all aspects of our services and gives some examples of what the results would be if you decide to come to us for assistance. So enjoy your look through the web site and send e-mail or call our office if you have any more questions about our organization. Thank you.  Site last updated August 2010


Staff & Service Schedule

Acronyms Used IB (Indian Band) FN (First Nations)

  • Chase First Wednesday of Every Month

  • Okanagan Area, First Wednesday of Every Month

  • Merritt Area, Second Wednesday of Every Month

  • Lytton Area, Third Wednesday of Every Month

  • Lillooet Area, Fourth Wednesday of Every Month

  • Kamloops Area, Third Thursday of Every Month

  • Cache Creek Area, Fourth Thursaday of Every Month

  • Simpcw FN, Whispering Pines/Clinton IB, Forth Thursday of Every Month

  • Contact our BDOs or BDA for more information.

    Dale Tomma, Senior Business Development Advisor

    Phone: 250-314-1527

     

    Jordan George, Business Development Officer

    Phone: 250-828-9725

     


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