• This program is currently closed.

Amount:

$5,000

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The Post COVID-19 Professional Services Relief Grant Program provides funding to Aboriginal business located in one of the thirty-three First Nation communities serviced under NADF’s Community Futures funding agreement for eligible services acquired after March 15, 2020.

Comments on Funding:

Funding will take the form of a grant of up to $5,000 for eligible services acquired after March 15, 2020.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

March 31, 2021

Eligibility:

Applicant must submit:

  • be wholly-owned or majority-owned Aboriginal businesses;
  • be located in one of the thirty-three First Nation communities serviced under NADF’s Community Futures funding agreement (see the listing in Source 2 column);
  • be SMEs (i.e. retail shops, restaurants, convenience stores, etc.) and businesses of strategic importance to the community;
  • not qualify for or must have been declined or have not accessed other Government of Canada COVID-19 relief supports, or the applicant can demonstrate the need for incremental support if other COVID-19 relief supports have been received;
  • have been viable SMEs as of March 1, 2020;
  • have been SMEs established prior to March 1, 2020.

Applications Steps:

1

complete the Post COVID-19 Professional Services Relief application;

2

submit their completed application and supporting documents to NADF by email at covid@nadf.org or by mail at NADF, Orion Building, 100 Little Lake Road, Suite 101, Fort William First Nation, ON P7J 0L2.

Other Things to Note:

Program no longer active in January 2022.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
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