Presenting organization: AANDC

Working together to make Canada a better place for Aboriginal and northern people and communities. www.aandc.gc.ca

Session length: 1.5 hours

Description:

This interactive workshop will provide tips on preparing funding applications to access AANDC’s economic development programs and services.

What Participants will learn by attending:

Participants will learn how to develop proposals and applications that are specific to an economic development activity and/or opportunity by defining clear:

  • Economic development opportunities
  • Budgets and cost estimates
  • Short and long term community economic development benefits
  • Project deliverables

Presenters

Torrine Johnson, Economic Development Programs Officer, AANDC

Torrine Johnson is the AANDC Economic Development Programs Officer for the Cariboo, Kootenay, Northeast and Nechako Regions in BC. Torrine has worked as an Economic Development Officer for seven years and has experience in managing the delivery and implementation of community and economic development programs. Torrine has a background in business and project management.

Angela Bober, Economic Development Programs Officer, AANDC

Angela Bober is the AANDC Economic Development Programs Officer for the Mainland Southwest and Thompson regions in British Columbia. Angela has been an Economic Development Officer for 1.5 years. Angela works with 67 First Nations and two Tribal Councils on economic development projects, with an approximate value of $4.6 million annually.

Paul Martinson, Economic Development Programs Officer, AANDC

Paul Martinson is the AANDC Economic Development Officer for the Coastal and Vancouver Island regions in British Columbia. Paul has been an Economic Development Officer for 1 year, and previously worked on lands, education, and partnership related matters in AANDC British Columbia Region. Paul currently works with 67 First Nations on economic development projects with an approximate value of $6.6 million annually.