Indigenous Small Business Program

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This program offers free energy efficient upgrades specifically for First Nation and Métis small businesses. Efficiency Manitoba covers 100% of the total cost of your energy efficient upgrades, including materials and installations.

Comments on Funding:


Deadline: Continuous Intake

The applicant must:

  • be a First Nation business, on reserve or off-reserve, where the band or a band member is paying the utility bill at a commercial rate.
  • be a Métis owned business, where the owner is paying the utility bill at a commercial rate. Pre-approval is required and the business must be registered with the Louis Riel Capital Corporation. Efficiency Manitoba will work with the business owner and the Manitoba Metis Federation to determine eligibility.
  • operate in a facility under 15,000 sq. ft.
  • not be part of a national franchise or chain.
  • have ten or fewer locations in Manitoba.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

Intake: Ongoing.

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