Vancity Unity Women Entrepreneur Loans: Start-Up

By mmuise

This Vancity Unity Women Entrepreneur loan provides women entrepreneurs the funds they need to start their businesses.
WeBC provides complimentary support and advice (peer programs, mentoring, ongoing support to develop your skills, manage risk, and plan for the future and more).

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a variable line of credit of up to $20,000 for Start-Up Option (women-owned businesses), with a lending rate of prime + 3%.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Applicants must be:

  • start-up women-owned businesses;
  • businesses owned by women, and anyone who identifies as a woman or non-binary individual.
Application Steps:

1. To learn more about the program, applicants must email Vancity Savings Credit Union at or contact their Community Business Account Manager or Small Business Advisor.

2. If ready to apply, applicants must start their online application.

Documentation Needed:

No specific documentation has been identified.

Other Things to Note:

Vancity offers lending in the Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley (up to and including Hope), Victoria, and Sea to Sky region. Any applications from outside of these areas for the Start-Up Option will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. The Growth Option is not available outside of Vancity's lending region.

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