Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI)

Background of the organization

The First Nations – Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) improves economic prosperity through joint community economic development planning and initiatives between First Nations and municipalities. CEDI is a joint initiative of the Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers (CANDO) and Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM). 


Project description

McConnell funds will help create a sustainable and collaborative funding model, scale the CEDI program to other regions, and initiate a community of practice. 


  • 2022-2023
  • $ 450,000
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Reconciliation

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