$5 million in initial relief funding allocated to Indigenous Tourism BC (ITBC). 140 grants were delivered to Indigenous tourism businesses.
A second intake of the BC Indigenous Tourism Recovery Fund was launched in January 2022, providing an additional $3 million to continue to support Indigenous tourism businesses. $3 million in additional relief funding was also allocated to ITBC. 161 grants were delivered to Indigenous tourism businesses.
- Number of grants delivered: 301 grants delivered to Indigenous tourism businesses.
How are we working together?
Funding responded to a recommendation from the Tourism Task Force, a consultation process developed through COVID-19 to identify needs of the tourism sector.
Are there challenges?