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The Business Development Bank of Canada’s (BDC) Aboriginal Banking Unit offers customized, long-term and flexible solutions specially designed for Aboriginal businesses.
The Business Development Bank of Canada account managers work with entrepreneurs to find a complete financial solution for long-term success.
The CSB program targets Manitoba entrepreneurs and businesses seeking to develop and commercialize innovative products, processes, and expand into new markets outside of Manitoba.
The Community Economic Expansion Program is intended to assist First Nations community-owned businesses with start-up, expansions or acquisitions.
EDC provides insurance and financial services, bonding products and small business solutions to Canadian exporters and investors and their international buyers.
The First Peoples Economic Growth Fund offers a variety of programs that support training for new and existing First Nations entrepreneurs.
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.
Industry Services promotes business and industry-related human resource development to create a highly skilled, knowledgeable and adaptable workforce in Manitoba.
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 Manitoba Innovation Growth Sidecar Fund is a co-investment program, designed to help Manitoba investors support emerging ventures.
SEED Winnipeg Inc. is a non-profit agency that works to combat poverty and assists in the renewal of Winnipeg’s inner city.
The program provides participants with the training and supports necessary to start a business by offering business planning, self-employment/entrepreneurial skills training (may include classroom instruction) and individual consulting.
The Co-operative Loans and Loans Guarantee Board may provide loan guarantees on behalf of viable co-operatives to assist in their development and expansion.
The Cooperative Assistance Fund assists with costs of the development or expansion of a cooperative.
The Co-operative Promotion Board has funds available to make grants to develop and promote the study of co-ops.
The Worker Co-op Fund – Tenacity Works – is a small investment fund whose purpose is to create new and expand existing worker-owned co-operatives in all regions of Canada.
The Independent Living Resource Centre, with the support of Western Economic Diversification Canada, provides entrepreneurs with disabilities a variety of business opportunities.
The Western Innovation (WINN) Initiative offers repayable contributions to western Canadian businesses with less than 500 employees, to bring innovative products, processes and services to market.