Value: Up to 75% of the approved costs.
This program supports rapid business readiness training for new and existing First Nations entrepreneurs to develop their management and marketing skills.
o Applicants must submit an application that includes the purpose of the course as well as a course outline and a detailed budget
o The applicant should have approached other First Nation educational funding agencies prior to applying to the Fund
o Training must be through qualified trainers or organizations that have been approved by the Fund to provide appropriate training
o Training must be specific to business management and not occupational training unrelated to the development of management and marketing skills.
o On-the-job training may qualify to better fit the needs of the entrepreneur or manager of a First Nation-owned business
The program funds only direct course costs such as:
o Workshop fees
Contact: First Peoples Economic Growth Fund | (204) 942-6026