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Navigating the Loans Process for Indigenous Entrepreneurs

How to create a successful loan application for an Indigenous-owned business

Course Description

According to a recent report, Indigenous business ownership is increasing at five times the rate of non-Indigenous businesses. Despite this explosive growth, many Indigenous entrepreneurs still face challenges in securing the loans they need to start and grow their business. If you’re an Indigenous entrepreneur, knowing where to apply, and what to include in your application, will make all the difference in creating a successful loan application.

Join representatives from Community Futures Network of British Columbia and Indigenous Business Development Services for this informative webinar as we share information on navigating the loans process. You’ll discover where to get support and how to access loans, we’ll review loan applications to gain crucial insights, and we’ll share key tips on what lenders are looking for.

What Will I Learn?

  • The core elements of a loan application and key inclusions for successful applications

  • Where you can access loans and best options for your business

  • Review loan applications and identify successful applicants

  • Community Futures around BC, what they do and how to connect with them

Small Business BC’s webinars are delivered online via Zoom. All webinar participants will receive access to a recording for seven days after the live session. For instructions on how to optimize your Zoom setup, click here.

This webinar is brought to you in partnership with Indigenous Business Development Services.

Session Date & Time
February 9 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Length: 2 Hours
  • Language: English
  • Subject: Funding
  • Price: Free
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We respectfully acknowledge our place of work is within the ancestral, traditional and unceded territories of the Xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish) and səl̓ilwətaʔɬ/sel̓ílwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) and that we serve the Peoples of the many Nations throughout British Columbia.