MMF Entrepreneurship Initiative: Metis Fishers & Trappers Program (formerly: Commercial Fishers Program)

By mmuise

MMF Entrepreneurship Initiative includes three financing programs that have been created to further strengthen Metis economic development and Metis entrepreneurship through increased support for small business and new business start-ups.
The Commercial Fishers Program provides financial and training supports to small commercial fishers.

Comments on Funding:

The Metis Fishers & Trappers Program provides up to $25,000.00 in capital.
Funding takes the form of a non-repayable grant for up to 25% of the max. loan amount and a loan.

Loan terms and fees:
1. Flexible payment terms;
2. Terms up to 60 months;
3. Fixed rate: 8.5%;
4. Open Loan (no penalty for additional principal payments).

Deadline: Continuous Intake

Applicants must:

  • be Metis entrepreneurs;
  • be using the funds for commercial fishing and trapping;
  • be based in Manitoba.
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