Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED): Prospecting Support Program

By mmuise

This program provides funding to local prospectors who are looking to identify the NWT’s next big mineral find by investing in the tools, equipment, and activities necessary to prospect.

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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