We are dedicated to your success, and our support doesn’t just end after the business planning stage.
Our Business Support Team can offer you business management, performance solutions, and assist you in implementing these solutions in your business. We understand that every business and Aboriginal community is unique and that economic development solutions and strategies need to be tailored to complement different needs.
Our Business Development Solutions
Bookkeeping & Policy Development Services
When it comes to low-cost bookkeeping & policy development solutions, we have you covered.
Through our bookkeeping services we can assist qualified clients with one or all of the following:
- Books and records set-up
- Bookkeeping training
- Policy creation and development
- Procedure development and implementation
- On-going support through mentorship and regular access to a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA)
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, clients may be required to purchase software.
Workshops and Seminars
We offer a variety of workshops and seminars designed to promote entrepreneurship, personal financing and budgeting, business planning, marketing and community strategic planning.
NADF capacity building workshops include:
- Financial Literacy Modules
- Are you an Entrepreneur?
- Proposal Writing
- Business Structures
- Cash Flow is King & Break Even
- Markup and Profit
- Competition Analysis
- SWOT Analysis
- Marketing & Customer Service
- Bookkeeping Basics
Looking for a more tailored workshop? Our Business Support Officer will work with you to develop a workshop that meets your needs.
Our Aboriginal Business Incubator (ABI) program supports aspiring entrepreneurs in their quest to develop business opportunities by offering comprehensive, confidential, and free business support services.
The ABI works through assessment, pre-feasibility and business planning with entrepreneur’s to develop their skills along the way.
Through ABI, support is provided directly to community-owned businesses, and potential future First Nation owned business ventures.
This initiative seeks to support the formation, development, and expansion of new business to grow economic opportunities in First Nations communities sustainably.
Key program objectives:
- Increase the rate of business formation;
- Increase the rate of survival and success of new businesses; and,
- Increase the rate of development of new businesses.