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Grant recipients
Updated Feb. 9, 2023, for clarification

The Tkamnin'tik Children's Truth and Reconciliation Society in Cranbrook will receive $150,000 over two years.

The Kuu-us Crisis Line Society, Port Alberni will receive $144,000 over two years.

Twenty-one organizations will receive $72,000 per year over three years, for a total of $216,000:

  • U’mista Cultural Centre, Alert Bay
  • Wachiay Friendship Centre Society, Courtenay
  • Ktunaxa Kinbasket Child and Family Services Society, Cranbrook
  • Tkamnin’tik Children’s Truth and Reconciliation Society, Cranbrook
  • Nawican Friendship Centre, Dawson Creek
  • Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council, Duncan
  • Lii Michif Otipemisiwak, Kamloops
  • Lillooet Friendship Centre Society, Lillooet
  • Lillooet Tribal Council, Lillooet
  • Kuu-us Crisis Line Society, Port Alberni
  • Haida Gwaii Museum, Skidegate
  • Dze L K'ant Friendship Centre Society, Smithers
  • Tahltan Central Government, Tatl'ah (Dease Lake)
  • Northern Native Broadcasting (Terrace BC) Society, Terrace
  • UNYA (Urban Native Youth Association), Vancouver
  • Great Bear Initiative Society, Vancouver
  • Vancouver Native Housing Society, Vancouver
  • Surrounded by Cedar Child and Family Services Society, Victoria
  • Victoria Native Friendship Centre, Victoria
  • Hulitan Family and Community Services, Victoria
  • AFOA BC (Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC), West Vancouver
  • First Nations Summit Society, West Vancouver
  • Yeqox Nilin Justice Society, Williams Lake