The Economic Development Department assists the community by spearheading various community and economic development projects. The goal of this department is to collaborate with other departments as well as the community at large to better the City of Iqaluit.
The department also takes part in:
- Business development
- Proposal development
- Community-based planning
- Communications and facilitation
- Monitoring and evaluation
- Organizational development
The department also administers various funding programs for the Department of Economic Development & Transportation of the Government of Nunavut. The economic development officer is available to assist individuals who would like to apply for funding.
For information on the:
Arts Development Program – http://gov.nu.ca/edt/programs-services/arts-development-program
Community Tourism and Cultural Industries Program – http://gov.nu.ca/edt/programs-services/community-tourism-and-cultural-industries-program
Country Food Distribution Program – http://gov.nu.ca/edt/programs-services/country-food-distribution-program
Small Business Support Program - http://gov.nu.ca/edt/programs-services/small-business-support-program
Strategic Investments Program - http://gov.nu.ca/edt/programs-services/strategic-investments-program