BDC growth capital for aboriginal business 

Business Development Bank of Canada, Government of Canada

As an aboriginal entrepreneur, you could get up to $25,000 to start a business or up to $100,000 to grow your existing business. You could also get business advice for 2 years.

You should:

  • Have a good business idea
  • Have experience in management
  • Have personal or corporate guarantees
  • Be willing to work with a mentor
  • Operate on- or off-reserve in Canada

You can use the loan to buy land or equipment, develop new products, create an Internet site or learn how to export and more.