Funding Support, Sponsorship & Corporate Members


Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) supports Aboriginal people (First Nations, Inuit and Métis) and Northerners in their efforts to: improve social well-being and economic prosperity; develop healthier, more sustainable communities; and participate more fully in Canada’s political, social and economic development — to the benefit of all Canadians.


New Relationship Trust

Contact: Chanze Gamble, General Manager, Policy Development


The New Relationship Trust (NRT) is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to strengthening First Nations in BC through capacity building.
NRT invests in BC First Nations by supporting them in five key capacity development areas: Governance capacity, Education, Language & Culture, Youth & Elders, and Economic development.

Royal Bank of Canada Aboriginal Banking

Contact: Curtis Campbell, Vice President, Aboriginal Banking | Commercial Financial Services

RBC Aboriginal Banking Shield

RBC has a long history of building relationships with First Nations, Métis and Inuit governments, organizations, businesses, communities and individuals. RBC provides tailored and innovative solutions to a full range of financial services, as well as support for community and social development, employment and training, and procurement opportunities with RBC.


BMO Aboriginal Banking

Contact: Stephen Fay, Senior Banking Manager & Doug Bourque, BC Banking Manager
Bank of Montreal



BMO Bank of Montreal created the Aboriginal Banking Unit in 1992 to contribute to the economic self-sufficiency of Aboriginal communities, businesses and individuals across Canada. BMO has committed to provide Aboriginal communities with employment opportunities and improved access to financial products and services. BMO Bank of Montreal recognizes that the ability to contribute to the self-sufficiency of Aboriginal communities is linked to the development of effective relationships with those communities. To foster these relationships, BMO is working with Aboriginal communities in a spirit of partnership.


Contact: Vickie Whitehead, Senior Manager Aboriginal Client Services

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Deloitte Indigenous was founded in 1990 to enable Indigenous leaders, communities, and organizations with access to comprehensive professional services. Our goal is to support business and financial success for Indigenous communities and their members. We believe the most important component of any client relationship is to listen to our clients, knowing that each one has a different set of priorities.

First Nations Financial Management Board

Contact: Sara Neuert, Director Relationships, Market Development and Intervention


First Nations Financial Management Board develops and publishes Financial Performance and Financial Management System Standards for First Nations. The FNFMB is an Aboriginal institution that provides a suite of financial management tools and services to First Nations governments seeking to strengthen their fiscal stewardship and accountability regime and develop necessary capacity to meet their expanding fiscal and financial management requirements.


Hub International

Contact: Richard TrudeauCommercial Account Executive
Hub International





Specializing in helping First Nation Communities and Development Corporations in managing their insurance placement. Local service is a key difference between the “All Nations” program and competitors offerings. Local means, we have the people in place in or around your community ready to help – ready to serve.
HUB professionals have considerable resources – knowledge, technology and market relationships to provide coverage and services tailored to the needs of each First Nation community including a Risk Services Division. The Risk Services Division uses a 5 step approach as this helps to build a framework to implement effective, long range solutions that creates the best results for clients.


TD Bank

Contact: Lynda Ferris, Regional Sales Manager, Aboriginal Banking BC


At TD Wealth Private Trust, a dedicated team specializes in the administration of the many types of Aboriginal Trusts, such as those related to settlements and resource revenue-sharing. TD is committed to helping your leaders, Elders and community members make informed decisions.

AOS Applied Office Solutions

Contact: Michele Hansen, AOS First Nations Information Management


Mandell Pinder

Contact: Janelle Dwyer, Partner

Aboriginal Housing Management Association

Contact: Lloyd Taghavi, Chief Financial Officer