Northern Development Initiative Trust - Grant Writing Support


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.

The rebate covers up to 76% of a grant writer’s wages for a minimum of 400 hours of employment for a grant writer position based in the local community each year.

The Trust provides a total of $432,000 in annual rebate funding to support grant writing positions across central and northern B.C. each year. 

Special Requirements 

  • Available for First Nations and Municipalities/ Regional Districts
  • Eligible grant writers must prepare funding applications to agencies, foundations and government programs, and must be under the direct supervision of a local or band government employee or designate.

Last updated: September 12, 2016