Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Loan


Description:

FCC provides financing to women entrepreneurs in agriculture, agribusiness and agri-food to start or grow their business. The program includes a one-time loan processing fee waiver for up to $1,000 throughout the lifetime of the program to invest in skill development that best suits your business needs.

Comments on Funding:

FCC offers a one-time loan processing fee waiver for up to $1,000 throughout the lifetime of the program to invest in skill development that best suits business needs.
The applicant will pay interest and other fees, if applicable.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a woman involved in agriculture, agribusiness and food.

Applications Steps:

1

Applicants must contact a FCC representative for details.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must:

  • Generate a net worth statement,
  • Collect past three years of tax returns or accountant-prepared financial statements, if applicable
  • Gather recent pay stubs or written employer verification for off-farm income (if applicable),
  • Bring government-issued photo ID (drivers license, passport),
  • Collect shareholder agreements (if any),
  • assemble copies of existing operating loan agreements (if applicable),
  • Build a business and marketing plan,
  • Prepare and maintain a cash flow budget.

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.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.

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