NEDC delivers or co-delivery the Business Equity Program for Aboriginal clients on Vancouver Island. This program provides contributions to support eligible business projects including business planning, acquisitions, expansions and others.

This program is sometimes referred to as Aboriginal Business Canada (ABC), Aboriginal Business Development Fund (ABDF), or Aboriginal Business and Entrepreneurship Fund (ABEF). The Business Equity Program (B.E.P.): is a partnership between the Nuu-chah-nulth Economic Development Corporation (NEDC) and Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada (AANDC).

To access this program please complete a genral NEDC Application (online, via email, or in-person) and tell your Business Development Officer you are interested in the BEP funding.

Business Development Officers will work to create the best financing package possible. This package will include BEP where applicable. Let the experts guide you, fill out an application form today.