Financing Services

NADF is your first choice not-for-profit Aboriginal Financial Institution in Northern Ontario.

We are committed to helping Aboriginal entrepreneur’s in Northern Ontario prosper and realize their business dreams.  At NADF, we offer a variety of financing solutions including financial support through grants and loans.

 

Loans

Whether you’re looking to access financing for a unique project, start up your business, or establish or acquire an existing company we have your back.

 

Microloans

A Microloan is a small loan for a small business. Microloans are used to help cover startup costs and other expenses for small businesses and not-for-profits. At NADF, we are your first-choice Microlender. 

 

Winter Road Financing

Communities and businesses that rely on the winter road network to transport supplies and inventory must be proactive and begin moving goods at the onset of the winter road season to remain competitive and reduce inventory and supply costs. At NADF, we provide financing to cash flow these purchases.

 

Grants

We provide non-repayable grant funding to eligible Aboriginal entrepreneurs and businesses in need of funds to achieve their business goals.  See if you qualify for one of our grant or grants program to springboard your business ventures today!

 

Aboriginal Business Financing Program (ABFP)

The Aboriginal Business Financing Program (ABFP) promotes the growth of a prosperous and vibrant Aboriginal business community in Northern Ontario by offering Aboriginal entrepreneurs a range of services and supports.   These contributions are generally non-repayable. 

 

ABFP Funding provided by NACCA

 

Equity Assistance Grant (EAG)

Call for Proposals: We are currently accepting applications for our EQUITY ASSISTANCE GRANT. Applications will be reviewed on a first submitted, first assessed basis and reviewed weekly.

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2018

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The purpose of our Equity Assistance Grant 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.

EAG Funding provided by Indigenous Economic Development Fund

 

Community Initiative Grant (CIG)

Call For Proposals: We are currently accepting applications for our COMMUNITY INITIATIVE GRANT. Applications will be reviewed on a first submitted, first assessed basis and reviewed weekly. 

Application Deadline: July 31st, 2018

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The purpose of our Community Initiative Grant 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.

CIG Funding provided by Indigenous Economic Development Fund

 

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