BDC – Growth Capital for Aboriginal Business

BDC's specialized financing increases access to capital for Aboriginal entrepreneurs wanting to expand an existing business or start a new one, on or off a reserve in Canada.


BDC's Aboriginal Banking department can provide support to businesses that:

  • Have a commercially viable business proposal.
  • Have an acceptable level of management expertise.
  • Demonstrate financial commitment.
  • Are willing to take part in a mentorship program.
  • Operate on- or off-reserve in Canada.
Funding or Loan Amount: 
Up to $25 000 for start ups and up to $100 000 for existing businesses