The First Citizens Fund is a perpetual fund created in 1969. It supports cultural, educational and economic development programs for Indigenous people, communities and businesses in B.C., and it helps fund Indigenous organizations offering services in these areas.
The First Citizens Fund is part of the Province's commitment to improve the quality of life for Indigenous people. It supports
All programs, services and initiatives are managed and delivered in partnership with British Columbian Indigenous organizations.
The First Citizens Fund is administered by the Province.
The First Citizens Fund began as a perpetual fund, created in 1969.
There are two components to the fund: