This program is intended to assist Saskatchewan Métis Women with the desire to become entrepreneurs, overcome barriers and access financing, build their credit, and leverage other financing and support services provided by CCDF for Métis women or from other financial institutions.
Under this program CCDF can provide equity assistance, in a combined loan and grant, of up to 95% of capital project costs related to the establishment and ongoing operations of the business. Maximum loan funding under this program is $20,000 excluding pre-operating and goodwill as identified in the program costs and total project costs cannot exceed $40,000. The grant funding is based on need.
The purpose of this program is:
- To establish a new business
- To purchase an existing business
- To expand and renovate an existing business