The primary partners of Nunavut CEDO are the non-profit economic development arm of each of the Regional Inuit Associations (RIA): Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission (KEDC), Kivalliq Partners in Development (KPID), Kakivak Association (KA).

Kakivak Association (KA)

KA is the non-profit economic development arm of the Qikiqtani Inuit Association (QIA).

What does KA do?
  • Helps train Inuit to start up, manage and expand their own businesses
  • Provides support for artists through a small tools program
  • Provides funding for training and employment programs that lead to jobs for Inuit in the Qikiqtani region
  • Assists childcare centres with funding and management support
  • Supports youth and disabled people with wage subsidy and job creation programs
  • Administers the Economic Opportunities Fund (EOF) for communities adjacent to national parks in the Qikiqtani region
For more information on programs and services offered by KA, please visit or call 1-800-561-0911.

Kivalliq Partners in Development (KPID)

KPID is the non-profit economic development arm of the Kivalliq Inuit Association (KivIA).

What does KPID do?
  • Provides funding for employment and training programs for Inuit, youth and people with disabilities in the Kivalliq region
  • Administers federal programs supporting community economic development initiatives
  • Administers a Nunavut Land Claims Agreement (NLCA)-funded program to support micro-business
For more information on programs and services offered by KPID, please call 867-645-2123.

Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission (KEDC)

KEDC is the economic development arm of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association (KitIA).

What does KEDC do?

KEDC’s primary activities involve the administration and delivery of program funding and services in the following areas:
  • Small business funding and support
  • Aboriginal employment and training
  • Inuit wellness and childcare
For more information on programs and services offered by KEDC please visit or call 867-983-2095.

Getting started with NCEDO
Application for Business Support
Nunavut CEDO provides support for new Co-op Store
Nunavut CEDO collaborates with Inuit economic development organizations from across the North as part of the National Economic Development Committee for Inuit Nunangat.