Entrepreneurship and Business Development Fund

The EBD fund provides financial support to Aboriginal entrepreneurs, businesses, and commercial entities to expand their business in the three territories. It helps applicants pursue economic opportunities that benefit Aboriginal people. The fund is also intended to provide project-based support for activities that help to establish or grow Aboriginal businesses.


You can apply if you are:

  • An Aboriginal person
  • A business or commercial entity owned and controlled by an Aboriginal person, Aboriginal community, or Aboriginal government
  • An organization, corporation, association, cooperative, partnership or institution controlled by an Aboriginal person or people (except those established for charitable or religious purposes)
Funding or Loan Amount: 
Up to $3 million
Funding Sector: