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Mission, Vision, Values

Mission, Vision, Values

Mission

Investing in First Nations in British Columbia to assist them in building their capacity.

Vision

A British Columbia where First Nations enjoy a high quality of life that includes vibrant cultures and languages, effective and independent governments, social justice, and economic prosperity, and where all forms of education are valued and accessible.

Guiding Principles

We believe in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration that respects and advances First Nations' decision-making, traditional teachings, and laws. To achieve our Vision and Mission, the following Guiding Principles inform our shared work:

  • Supporting First Nations in their capacity development efforts as they pursue individual and communal self-sufficiency
  • Engaging in effective communications and engagement with those that we serve to strengthen and inform our activities
  • Ensuring fair and equitable access to our services through the creation of transparent criteria that focus on initiatives that lead to measurable change at the individual, community, and Nation levels
  • Increasing the investment fund through responsible management, leveraging of our assets and pursuit of additional resources while not duplicating or replacing existing government or First Nations programs