Resources for Entrepreneurs
Access a range of resources we provide here at NADF for entrepreneurs. From funding application forms to our newsletters, we've got you covered! Check back with us often, because we're constantly updating our resources to serve you better.
Statement Of Intent (SOI) Form - This form is the starting point for anyone looking for financing from NADF to start-up or expand their business or project.
Toolkits & Free Templates
Community Planning Toolkit - A comprehensive tool designed by NADF to assist community planners and Economic Development Officers (EDOs) looking to boost development in their communities.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) - A new Question & Answer section tackling some popular questions clients and prospective clients may have about NADF and its programs or services.
Business Plan Outline - A brief guide to writing your business plan. This outline lists and explains what a successful business plan should contain.
Business Plan Template - Use this free business template as a guide to preparing a solid business plan.
Marketing Plan Template - Get a good handle on what your business marketing plan should have with this free template.
Kewadin Ahnung (North Star) Newsletter: Our quarterly newsletter provides news and updates about NADF, and includes articles of interest to Aboriginal entrepreneurs (existing or aspiring), organizations and communities across Northern Ontario.
Free Business Literacy Workshops: Our workshops cover topics related to business and economic development, including: 'How to Write a Business Plan', 'How to Obtain Funding for Your Business', 'Marketing Your Business' and 'Improving Customer Service', etc.
Understanding Your Credit Report and Credit Score: What you need to know about your credit report and credit score.
Radio Show Podcasts (Archive of past radio shows)