Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED): Sector Support – Capital Expansion Incentive

By mmuise

The Sector Support: Capital Expansion Incentive is designed for NWT businesses looking to defray the cost of investing in new, or expanded, facilities and equipment. NWT businesses may offset loan interest associated with new capital purchases for the expansion of their business.

Comments on Funding:

Funding takes the form of grants of up to $30,000, distributed over two or three years, with no single year exceeding $15,000 in support.

Deadline: April 1 to March 31st annually

Applicants must:

  • be NWT businesses;
  • 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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