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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!

2019 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...

New Grant Stream: Food Sovereignty

March 4, 2021
Launched on March 2nd, 2021, the Gwaii Trust Food Sovereignty Grant funds small projects that contribute to improving local food production, harvesting, and distribution in a way that is sustainable in the long term. The ultimate...

We’re Hiring: Freelance Content Writer

February 12, 2021
Summary Position type: Part-time, contract Location: Remote/telecommute. Preference will be given to residents of Haida Gwaii.  We are looking for a talented and creative writer with exceptional attention to detail who can create quality content to educate...

2021 Grant Updates

February 3, 2021
In an ongoing effort to make the application process more straightforward and streamlined for all residents of Haida Gwaii we have a few updates to share. All applications may now be accessed through the grant management...

Emergency Community Support Fund

October 6, 2020
The Gwaii Trust Society is participating in the Emergency Community Support Fund alongside communities coast to coast to coast. Vulnerable populations across Canada continue to be disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Marginalized groups, youth, children and the elderly, essential workers, and newcomers are just some of the communities that are facing increased challenges

Update on COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant

October 6, 2020
The COVID-19 Emergency Response Grant, designed to help keep islanders safe, healthy, fed, sheltered and connected, continues to fund a variety of pandemic responses. To date we have distributed nearly $750,000 to local governments and local non-profit...

We’re Hiring: Grants and Technology Coordinator

September 19, 2020
Position Summary Position type: Full-time Permanent 35 Hours per week Location: Skidegate The Gwaii Trust Society is looking for a problem solver to support the grant making process across our programs. The right candidate has strong...

We’re Hiring: Finance and Administration Assistant

September 19, 2020
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 Position type: Full-time Permanent 35 Hours per week Location:...