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Free Webinar: Nonprofit Board Governance

May 5, 2022
Summary June 4, 2022, 9:30am – 3:00pm Register Now In this webinar, Deb provides an overview of best practices in board governance.  The webinar serves as both an orientation to good governance as well as a refresher...

Gwaii Trust AGM

April 14, 2022
The Gwaii Trust Board of Directors invites you to join their Annual General Meeting. You have the option to attend this year’s AGM either in person or electronically. Join us: May 14, 2022Queen Charlotte Community Hall,...

2022 Grant Updates

January 24, 2022
Major Contributions: To meet the changing needs of the islands there has been a significant increase to the Major Contributions grant budget, up from $400,000 in 2021 to $1.5 million in 2022. There are also now...

Holiday Hours

December 15, 2020
Our offices will be closed from noon on Friday, December 18th and re-opening on Monday, January 4th. Wishing you and yours a very happy holiday season!

AGM and Annual Report

May 26, 2020
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...

Gwaii Trust Virtual AGM

May 11, 2020
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...

Message from the Chair

March 27, 2020
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...

COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant

March 26, 2020
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...

COVID-19 Update

March 24, 2020
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...

Offices Are Closed

March 18, 2020
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....

Updates to Grant Requirements and 2020 Deadlines

February 26, 2020
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...

Islands Governance Project Receives a Boost

February 18, 2020
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...

2024/25 Board of Directors

June 13, 2024
Please join us as we welcome our 2024/25 Board of Directors ✨ Back row from left:Donald (Duffy) Edgars, Director OMVCLisa Bell, Alternate OMVCGidin Jaad Erica Reid, Director CHN SkidegateMichelle (Ooka) Pineault, Alternate Skidegate Band CouncilLori Wiedeman,...

Haida Gwaii Community Prosperity Fund

May 24, 2024
The Haida Gwaii Community Foundation has received $115,000 to help deliver the Community Prosperity Fund on Haida Gwaii. The Fund is a $25 million investment from the Government of B.C. that advances poverty reduction and social...

We want your feedback!

April 16, 2024
Gwaii Trust is reviewing the current application and reporting processes and welcomes your feedback. Send comments, questions, or concerns to Please note: Your privacy is important to us. All identifying information will be removed before...

New Date: Gwaii Trust AGM, May 25th

April 11, 2024
The Gwaii Trust Board of Directors invites you to its Annual General Meeting, which can be attended in person or electronically. Light refreshments will be served in the reception area (please note, no food or drink...

Job Postings

April 10, 2024
Community Grant Specialist (Skidegate office) – deadline to apply, May 31, 11:59 pm

CBC Interview – Chair Percy Crosby

March 18, 2024
After a decade of advocacy and negotiations, the Athlii Gwaii Legacy Trust Act has been passed that will inject additional funding into the local economy, paving the way for a brighter future. Visit here for more...

Athlii Gwaii Legacy Trust Act Signed Into Law

March 18, 2024
Athlii Gwaii Legacy Trust Act Ushers in Economic Opportunities for Haida Gwaii The Gwaii Trust Society is thrilled to announce a significant milestone in the journey towards economic revitalization for Haida Gwaii. After a decade of...

Welcome new Chief Operations Officer, Latasha Williams

January 2, 2024
Join us as we welcome our new Chief Operations Officer, Latasha Williams. Congratulations, Latasha, and congratulations as well to former COO Carla Lutner, who has been promoted to Executive Director. Hello, my name is Latasha Williams....