Community Well-Being

Ceremonial raising of the Gwaii Haanas Legacy Pole, Hlk’yah GawGa (Windy Bay), Haida Gwaii. Photo by Jeffrey Gibbs.

The key to a durable and healthy environment in the Great Bear Rainforest and Haida Gwaii is ensuring a permanent link between the region’s ecology and the prosperity of First Nations communities.  Coast Funds was created to form a vital connection between sustainable development, the well-being of First Nations communities, and the permanent conservation of the region’s globally rare ecosystems.

Coast Funds Projects Strengthen Community Well-Being

First Nations work closely with Coast Funds to measure the contribution every project makes to strengthening environmental conservation, economic prosperity, social empowerment, and cultural vitality: