Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED): Micro-Business

By mmuise

This program provides funding to licensed artists, crafters, filmmakers, commercial renewable resource harvesters, and small businesses who need a little bit of funding to get their projects to sustainability.

Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of grants of up to $6,000 drawn over three years.

Deadline: April 1 to March 31st annually

Applicants must:

  • be NWT Residents and entrepreneurs;
  • meet the minimum equity requirements as follows:
    a) 30% of project costs for Group 1 communities (Yellowknife, Hay River, Fort Smith, and Inuvik);
    b) 20% of project costs for Group 2 communities (all other communities within NWT).
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

Funding is available from April 1 to March 31st annually.

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