Financing Your Project: Application & Assessment

Presenting Organization
All Nations Trust CompanyTale’awtxw Aboriginal Capital Corporation 

This workshop will highlight what financial institutions are looking for when an Indigenous community, development corporation, or entrepreneur applies to an organization looking for business financing, funding and/or services.For communities planning on establishing or expanding a community-owned business, this workshop will provide an overview of business funding and financing programs and services available, and will introduce participants to the application process, including providing tips on preparing funding applications, key information to include in your application, how applications are assessed from the perspectives of funders and lenders.

What Participants will Learn by Attending

  • Learn about programs and services available to support Indigenous businesses
  • Review the application process
  • Provide insight on how applications are assessed
  • Provide examples of successful applications.
  • Better understand what funders look for in funding applications
  • Develop targeted funding applications

Donna St. LouisBusiness Services Officer,Tale’awtxw Aboriginal Capital Corporation
Presenter TBDAll Nations Trust Company

Presenter Biographies
Donna St. Louis is a Business Services Officer from Tale’awtxw Aboriginal Capital Corporation where she provides business support to Aboriginal entrepreneurs. Whether it is for a small home-based sole proprietorship or community owned corporation, Donna helps her clients with accessing financing, business planning and after care support.

All Nations Trust Company is Aboriginal owned.  Shareholders are comprised of Bands, Tribal Councils, Aboriginal Organizations, Métis Associations, Status, Non-Status and Métis individuals. ANTCO is a provincially regulated financial institution with the fiduciary capacity to provide Trust; Agent; and Administrative services. In addition to these services ANTCO is a source of capital for developmental business loans and consumer and commercial mortgages.