Wei Wai Kum Nation members Chief Councillor Bob Pollard, Councillor Chris Roberts, Thunderbird RV Park Operations Manager Sandra Malone, and Wei Wai Kum Band Manager welcome visitors to beautiful Tyee Spit. Photo by Coast Funds.

Wei Wai Kum Nation: Seaside Cottages Boost Tourism In Campbell River

Wei Wai Kum Nation

By expanding a reliably performing tourism business—Thunderbird RV Park—Wei Wai Kum Nation is investing in economic development to reach new markets, providing significant new sources of revenue and employment for its people.

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woman in hip waders and blue sweater drags a net through blue water over to a grassy shoreline

Coast Funds Contributes to New International Guide to Sustainable Conservation Finance

This month, Coast Funds was featured in Securing Sustainable Financing for Conservation Areas, a newly-published World Bank and World Wildlife Fund guide to project finance for permanence (PFP). The PFP model is designed to create the conditions needed for permanent, sustainable conservation of globally important ecosystems and is being increasingly considered around the world to

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Coast Funds Welcomes Ross Dixon as Director, Development

Coast Funds is pleased to announce that Ross Dixon has joined our team as Director, Development. Ross will work in service of First Nations governments to build their endowed funds with Coast Funds to sustainably finance their stewardship authorities.

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Indigenous Ways of Giving and Sharing

The International Funders for Indigenous Peoples released a landscape scan report that brings together knowledge about Indigenous-led funds and the wisdom of Indigenous leaders in philanthropy.

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Huux̱ Percy Crosby Steps Down from Coast Funds’ Board

Coast Funds’ board of directors today announced that Huux Percy Crosby has tendered his resignation as Chair and is stepping down from the board of directors. We thank Percy for his many contributions to Coast Funds and his dedication to the coastal First Nations we serve.

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Talking Stick – Winter 2021

The winter 2021 edition of Talking Stick features the Nawalakw Healing Society and Culture Project, the renewable energy projects of Dzawadaʼenuxw First Nation and Kitasoo/Xai’xais First Nation, and introduces Trevor Loke as our new Director, Partnership Development.

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