Type of Program:
This program promotes entrepreneurship in Indigenous communities and seeks to increase the number of viable Indigenous-owned businesses. The program has 2 components: access to capital and business opportunities.
The Access to Business Opportunities stream provides national level funding to promote a culture of entrepreneurship through national Indigenous organizations to improve access to business opportunities and to enhance the capacity of Indigenous businesses. Support will vary depending upon the needs of the recipient, the availability and sources of funding, the eligibility of costs, the economic benefits, and the project viability.
Comments on Funding:
Funding is 100% of the cost of eligible activities, up to a maximum of $500,000.
When It Ends:
Eligible recipients include:
Applicants must contact the Business Development Directorate by email: IndigenousProcurement@canada.ca in order to apply.