Indigenous Women Entrepreneurs

Women with Indigenous ancestry (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) within NEDC service area.

Loans & Non-Repayable Contributions

Loans and non-repayable contributions to assist with the costs of establishing or expanding a business. Indigenous women who majority own (51%) and operate their business are eligible. Must be actively engaged in the operation, management, and ownership of business Applicant must be 18 years or over For-profit organizations including, but not limited to, sole proprietorships, partnerships, limited companies are eligible Not-for-profit organizations & government entities are in-eligible


Business workshops and retreats aimed at providing support to women entrepreneurs. These sessions provide a chance to connect and build relationships through networking. Explore successes and challenges in a supportive environment of like-minded individuals.


A program designed to support new women entrepreneurs with experienced business owners. Develop your skills, add to your knowledge of business, and build your professional network.

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