Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development

Industry, Tourism and Investment, Government of the Northwest Territories • Applies only to: Northwest Territories

If your business operates in the Northwest Territories you could get funding for various business expenses:

Entrepreneur support
Up to $25,000 towards start-up expenses, asset acquisition, market and product development or operational support.

Sector support
NWT businesses are eligible for up to $15,000 to fund capital expansion, or $25,000 to support sector-specific research.


Micro business
Up to $5,000 over 5 years towards traditional harvesting activities or commercial arts and crafts production.

Business intelligence and networking
Up to $3,000 in funding towards travel to attend conferences or trade-shows about new technologies or business opportunities.

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