The MMDF aims to support mining and economic development initiatives across Manitoba and the north. MMDF funded projects will benefit Manitoba’s economy and local communities alike, with a partnership-based approach to help grow and diversify the provincial economy together with Indigenous communities.

Building Strong Communities

MMDF’s mission is to strengthen economic partnerships and create opportunities for our local communities. To ensure the success of the projects, MMDF stands by these key objectives:

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Strengthen Economic Partnerships

Increase economic partnerships between Indigenous communities & the mineral development industry.

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Develop Local Communities

Build capacity in local communities and businesses to increase engagement in economic development opportunities.

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Promote employment

Create and maintain short-term and long-term local employment opportunities.

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Provide training & education

Improve local training and education opportunities to build a skilled local workforce.

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Alleviate impacted regions

Diversify regional economies, particularly in areas of the province that are impacted by fluctuations in the mineral development industry.

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Stimulate investments

Encourage investment in the mineral development industry.

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Our fund in action

Here are some exciting announcements from our project proponents