Promoting regional economic growth through business development services and training by supporting Indigenous communities and entrepreneurs and remain linked to the overall economic, social, political and development of Indigenous people.
To be an Indigenous leader in community economic development.
To continue growing and flourishing as a corporation, we strive to uphold the business objectives, maintain program goals, methods, structure and assist with Indigenous Human Resource and Skill Development, that reflect experience, needs and background of our clients and communities and remain linked to the overall economic, social, political and development of the Indigenous people.
Keith Mathew Simpcw
Harold Aljam Coldwater
Michael LeBourdais Whispering Pines
Larry Casper Tsal'alh
Kevin Cooley Kitsumkalum First Nation
Sonny Leonard Tk’emlúps te Secwepemc
Jacqueline Raphael Lytton First Nation
The Indigenous communities cited in the Mission Statement are People living within the Thompson, Shuswap, Nicola, Fraser Canyon, Lillooet and Okanagan areas.
This includes persons, groups, or businesses living both on and off reserves as well as in urban or rural settings. The Boards' main objectives include the creation and strengthening Indigenous business development and formation of programming and support measures to prepare Indigenous people entering the labour market.
While there are subsequent Community Futures Development Corporations within our geographical area, the Community Futures Development Corporation of Central Interior First Nations is dedicated to the unique economic development needs of Indigenous Communities.
CFDC of CIFN is here to support.
Our hearts & prayers go out to everyone.