Resource Royalties Submissions
The Interim Resource Development Agreement (IRDA) signed in April 2003 provides that the DCFN will receive a share of federal royalties from resource development in the Mackenzie Valley prior to a final agreement.
The amount of Royalties available for distribution for this year is $ 924,430.03 these funds can be accessed for economic development projects. The guidelines for eligibility for project funding are set out in Appendix C of the IRDA.
Guidelines and criteria to apply for the DCFN resource royalties are available on our website: http://nwt-tno.inac-ainc.gc.ca/dehcho/inre/index_e.html
Or by contacting the DCFN office for copies.
Applications for economic development funding deadline is November 29, 2004.
All submissions should be forwarded to the Deh Cho First Nations Executive Director at:
Dehcho First Nations
Fort Simpson, NT X0E 0N0
Phone: (867) 695-2355/2610