Business Plan Assistance

By mmuise

The Business Plan Assistance Program provides support to Manitoba First Nation individuals or First Nation-based enterprises which, in the opinion of the Fund, have a business concept that, through initial screening, provides excellent opportunity but demonstrates a need for financial assistance with a professional business plan.
This program allows the applicant to engage the services of a professional consultant to assist in the research and development of a quality business plan that will be used to attract financing.

Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of grants of up to 75% of the costs to a maximum of $20,000.
The client is expected to pay the first 25% of the costs.

Deadline: Continuous Intake

The applicants must:

  • be a member of a Manitoba First Nation, living on or off reserve in Manitoba;
  • be aged 18 and over, and eligible to work in Canada;
  • submit an application describing the business for which they wish to develop a business plan;
  • not have owned a similar business in the past 12 months;
  • provide the name and qualifications of the proposed consultant, proposed terms of reference and a written proposal, including a quote.
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