NADF’s vision is Aboriginal Prosperity. To coincide with this vision, the mandate of the Financial Support Services division is to assist NADF clients develop and implement a bookkeeping system; to provide guidance on internal policies and procedures; and to provide on-going support with the vision of enhancing our client’s ability to be effective and efficient in terms of maintaining books and records.
What Services Are Available?
Bookkeeping, policy and procedure development and implementation, and on-going access to a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA); all with *minimal cost to the client. Our Financial Support Services Team is available to provide assistance for the following:
- Bookkeeping set-up
- Bookkeeping training
- Financial policy development
- On-going support through mentorship and regular access to a CPA
NOTE: There is no cost to the client for the first 12 months. After 12 months there will be a fee of $100-$200/month. Initially, the client may be required to purchase software.
Who Is Eligible?
Both new and previously established:
- For-profit businesses; and
- Not-for-profit organizations.
NOTE: Businesses and organizations must qualify as an NADF client. Priority will be given to NADF businesses and organizations that have made application for a loan or grant.
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Community Initiative Grant
NADF’s Community Initiative Grant fund call for proposals is now open and will be accepting proposals/applications until October 16, 2015. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis and reviewed weekly. A maximum of $10,000 can be approved for each project and the grant is non-repayable. The applicant will be required to contribute 10% of the projected cost of the activity in cash.
The purpose of the funding is to increase economic development opportunities, to respond to challenges faced by Aboriginal people, and to advance projects supported by the local or regional community.
Qualifying applicants will be Aboriginal organizations that are non-profit organizations, associations, social enterprise, and/or First Nations (not individuals) to cover costs related to economic planning and development. The grant is non-repayable.
Equity Assistance Grant
NADF’s Equity Assistance Grant fund call for proposals is now open and will be accepting proposals/applications until October 16, 2015. Applications will be reviewed on a first come first serve basis and reviewed weekly. A maximum of $10,000 can be approved for each applicant and the grant is non-repayable. The applicant will be required to contribute 10% of the costs in cash.
The purpose of the funding is to increase and support the number of Aboriginal-owned and controlled businesses in northern Ontario, with assistance in equity dollars, which will be non-repayable.
Qualifying applicants will be for-profit businesses such as sole proprietors, partnerships, and corporations who require assistance in building up its equity.
Funding provided by: