The Gwaii Trust Society owns and manages a multi-million-dollar perpetual fund for the benefit of all the people of Haida Gwaii. The fund generates investment income and the Society distributes part of that income every year through a variety of grant programs.


September 19, 2020

We’re Hiring: Grants and Technology Coordinator

Position Summary The Gwaii Trust Society is looking for a problem solver to support the grant making process across our programs. The right candidate has strong technology skills underpinned by an understanding of administrative practices, workflows...  Keep Reading »
September 19, 2020

We’re Hiring: Finance and Administration Assistant

Position Summary The Finance and Administrative Assistant provides finance and administrative support for Gwaii Trust, Athlii Gwaii Legacy Trust and the Haida Gwaii Community Foundation.   Primary Responsibilities Finance Support Provides support to the Finance Manager as...  Keep Reading »
September 10, 2020

We’re Hiring: Casual Cleaner, Skidegate

The Gwaii Trust Society is looking for a cleaner for our Skidegate office. Typically shifts are two hours in the evening for two to five days a week depending on need. Position: Cleaner Hours: Casual on...  Keep Reading »
July 21, 2020

Gwaii Trust announces new Staycation Grant

Check out our new Haida Gwaii Staycation Grant providing financial assistance for Haida Gwaii residents to explore our own backyard and support the Haida Gwaii tourism businesses that are currently open. Visit here for more information...  Keep Reading »
May 26, 2020

2019 AGM and Annual Report

On May 23, the Gwaii Trust held its first online annual general meeting, allowing directors and members of the public to attend without leaving their homes. Through Zoom, we presented our 2019 financial statements, confirmed our...  Keep Reading »
May 11, 2020

Gwaii Trust Virtual AGM

The Gwaii Trust Board of Directors invites you to join their Annual General Meeting. Due to COVID-19 and to ensure everyone’s safety, this year’s AGM will be held electronically. May 23, 20203:00-4:30pmJoin as we go live...  Keep Reading »
March 27, 2020

Message from the Chair

COVID-19 UPDATE: EMERGENCY RESPONSE GRANT March 27, 2020 Sii.ngaay ‘láa (greetings),  To the community of Haida Gwaii, the Gwaii Trust Board of Directors and Staff have been discussing the needs of our communities given these unprecedented...  Keep Reading »
March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant

Today the Gwaii Trust launched the Haida Gwaii COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant which allows the Trust to quickly direct funds to support local governments, non-profit organizations, health authorities and emergency service providers serving those affected on Haida...  Keep Reading »
March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Update

With the declaration of a COVID-19 pandemic, The Gwaii Trust Society staff and Board of Directors want to assure its grantees, community partners and all residents of Haida Gwaii that we will do our best to...  Keep Reading »
March 18, 2020

Offices Are Closed

Out of concern for the safety of our staff and the community our offices will be closed to the public until further notice. We are still fully operational and can be reached by email or phone....  Keep Reading »
February 26, 2020

Updates to Grant Requirements and 2020 Deadlines

After listening to feedback from the community, we’ve updated the requirements and application questions for grants under $10,000. Our intention is to make the grant application process as simple and clear as possible. This includes the...  Keep Reading »
February 18, 2020

Islands Governance Project Receives a Boost

The Haida Gwaii All-Islands Protocol Table will be tackling the issue of an all-island governance structure in 2020 with help from a new $100,000 grant stream. The grant will allow the Protocol Table – which represents...  Keep Reading »

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