Sources of Financing
Aboriginal Business Canada (ABC) – www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ecd/ab/abc/abt/index-eng.asp
Note: program delivered in Nunavut by Kakivak Association (Baffin Region) and the Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission (Kitikmeot and Kivalliq Regions).
Indian and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC) – www.ainc-inac.gc.ca
Note: INAC’s “Economic Development Opportunity Fund”, the “Major Business Projects Program” and the “Resource Acquisition Initiative” are delivered in Nunavut by Kakivak Association (Baffin Region) and the Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission (Kitikmeot and Kivalliq Regions).
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) – www.bdc.ca
BDC services are made available through a broad network of more than 80 branches stretching coast to coast. To maximize the Bank’s reach, smaller and more remote communities are served through satellite branches, traveling account managers and consultants.
Baffin Business Development Corporation (BBDC)
Keewatin Business Development Centre (KBDC)
Kitikmeot Business Development Centre (KBDC)
www.ncedo.ca Kivalliq Partners in Development is a one-stop centre for all your business-development needs. If you want to start up a new business venture in the Kivalliq, or you are a businessperson who wants to expand your company, KPID has a wide range of programs and services available to help you achieve your goals. Kitikmeot Economic Development Commission – www.kedc.ca KEDC is the economic development arm of the Kitikmeot Inuit Association, and serves beneficiaries of the Nunavut Land Claims Agreement in the Kitikmeot region of Nunavut. Kakivak Association – www.kakivak.ca Kakivak Association’s job is to support training programs, business start-ups, youth employment and daycares for Inuit in the Baffin Region.
Department of Economic Development & Transportation – www.gov.nu.ca
Nunavut Business Credit Corporation (NBCC)
Helps individuals and businesses to take advantage of business opportunities through financial services including short and long term loans, contract security, equity positions and loan guarantees.
Nunavut Development Corporation (NDC) – www.ndcorp.nu.ca
A corporation of the Nunavut Government mandated to create employment and income opportunities for residents of Nunavut, stimulate the growth of businesses and promote economic diversification. NDC focuses on value added exportable products that utilize the unique talents and resources of Nunavut, specifically businesses in the arts and crafts, and meat and fish sectors.
Bank of Montreal – www.bankofmontreal.com
CIBC – www.cibc.com
First Nations Bank – www.firstnationsbank.com
National Bank of Canada – www.nbc.ca
Royal Bank – www.royalbank.com
Scotia Bank – www.scotiabank.com
Toronto Dominion – www.tdbank.com