Become an Entrepreneur

NACCA supports First Nations, Métis, and Inuit entrepreneurs by providing funding for Aboriginal businesses and communities through Aboriginal Financial Institutions (AFIs). When entrepreneurs start new ventures, they take on all of the risks – and rewards – of launching that business.

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A strong partnership between the entrepreneur and the local AFI is critical for success. In addition to developmental lending, AFIs provide support services such as business loans, non-repayable contributions, financial and management consulting, and business start-up and aftercare services.

To find out more about how to secure financing to become an entrepreneur, fill out the form below to contact your local AFI.

Find your local Aboriginal Financial Institution

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Contact Information


National Aboriginal Capital Corporations Association
75 Albert St, Suite 908
Ottawa, ON
K1P 5E7


(844) 827-0327 (Toll Free)
(613) 688-0894


(613) 688-0895


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