Important Announcement

Learn about our

Start-up

financing options

The goal of providing start-up financing is to encourage Aboriginal entrepreneurship that contributes to a vibrant and sustainable economy.

Loans have flexible repayment terms and are structured to encourage the long-term viability of the business.

Do you have a great business idea but can’t seem to find the money to finance it? You’re not alone. There are many good ideas that never see the light of day for the lack of money to get started. 

TRCDC can provide your business with money to purchase equipment and inventory, finance purchase orders and cover operating expenses.

The process

Not sure what it takes to get started? No problem read on to learn how we work with you!
01. Give Us A Call

Connect with our Business Support Team to discuss all your business financing
options

02. Make a Plan

Once deemed eligible you will be invited to submit an application.  Our Business Support Officer will review the application to ensure eligibility and the viability of the request. Once reviewed the BSO will contact you to submit a more detailed business plan

03. Move Forward

Put your best foot forward by discussing the plan with your Business Support. Officer to be sure all details have been included and that all your questions have been addressed and all information is complete.

04. Getting the Go Ahead

Once submitted your plan will be reviewed and you will be advised in writing of approval or decline as well as reasons for decline or conditions that may be included in your Letter of Offer.

05. Cash the Cheque

You will be required to sign agreements, including loan repayment terms and advise us on your progress. Working hand-in-hand with the ongoing support of Two Rivers Support Team you are on your way to achieving your business goals!

Requirements

Loans are available to assist with: starting a new business, expanding an existing business, acquisition of an existing business, purchasing equipment, and working capital for inventory and day to day expenses.

1. The following financing criteria must be met
  • Business must be located in our service area (see  “Eligibility”)
  • Equity of not less than 10% to 15%
  • Demonstrated ability to repay
  • Evidence of future economic viabilityManagement skills
2. Change Styles
Inform is created on a modular framework of components that are easy to adapt to your brand.