The Business Contribution Fund (BCF) provides non-repayable contributions to eligible Aboriginal businesses in Manitoba, which may be used toward the start-up, expansion or acquisition of a viable business.
The Business Start Program is a loan guarantee program with an educational component. Loans to new owner-managed businesses are provided through participating financial institutions and guaranteed by the Manitoba government.
The Canada Small Business Financing Program is a loan loss-sharing program between the federal government and private sector lenders that facilitates access to affordable asset-based financing to small and medium-sized businesses.
The Canada-Manitoba Job Grant is an employer-driven approach to help Manitobans gain the skills they need to fill available jobs and to help employers develop the skills of their existing workers to meet the requirements of their present job, or to move into a better job.
Futurpreneur Canada is a national non-profit organization that encourages and supports young Canadians, 18 to 39 years of age, who would not otherwise have the opportunity to learn about entrepreneurship and contribute to their community by establishing successful businesses.
Hometown Manitoba helps fund local projects that improve the quality and appearance of rural and northern communities. It also supports projects that help promote special features that define a community and increase community pride.
The Manitoba Interactive Digital Media Tax Credit (MIDMTC) is a refundable corporate income tax credit. Qualifying companies can claim a 40% tax credit on eligible project costs they incur and pay to develop an eligible interactive digital media product in Manitoba.
The Community Enterprise Development (CED) Tax Credit encourages local private investment in Manitoba-based opportunities by providing community-based enterprise development projects with the means to raise necessary equity capital.
Futurpreneur Canada recognizes that the needs of newcomer entrepreneurs may differ from those of other entrepreneurs. The Newcomer Program and application process is specifically designed to meet these unique needs.
Rural Entrepreneur Assistance is designed to assist rural businesses in accessing financing. It provides loan guarantees to participating financial institutions for loans to new or expanding, small and home-based businesses in rural Manitoba.
The Rural Small Business Operating Credit Guarantee (RSB) program provides guarantees on lines of credit from participating lending institutions. Loans can be used to purchase inventory, finance receivables and cover the costs of most other common day-to-day business expenses.