The New Relationship Trust (NRT) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening First Nations in BC through capacity building.
NRT invests in BC First Nations by supporting them in five key capacity development areas: Governance capacity, Education, Language, Youth & Elders, and Economic development.
Our vision is 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.
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, the following Guiding Principles inform our shared work:
Self-determined, self-sustaining, First Nations with effective governments and healthy