Natural Resources Canada - Indigenous Forestry Initiative

The Indigenous Forestry Initiative (IFI) provides financial support to Indigenous-led economic development projects in Canada’s forest sector. Benefits of the program include:

  • increased Indigenous participation in forestry-related opportunities, businesses, careers and governance
  • increased engagement and economic development for Indigenous communities and peoples involved in the forest sector
  • increased investment and collaboration between Indigenous peoples and other natural resource development stakeholders, including governments, industry and non-governmental organizations