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Funding a businessLoans

Read about small business loans offered by organizations throughout the province, and across the country.

Loan programs

federal level resource Government finance programs for small businesses

Community Futures Alberta offers loan products, ranging from $10,000 to $150,000, to support small business growth.

federal level resource Loans and cash advances

Borrowing options for new and growing Alberta small businesses.

provincial level resource Alberta farm loan program

Read about loan products available for farmers, agribusinesses and other small businesses.

provincial level resource Revolving loan program

Provides access to working capital for farming operations.

federal level resource Loans for Aboriginal businesses

Explore lending options for Aboriginal entrepreneurs.

Other loan programs

federal level resource Loans for youth entrepreneurs

Loans and mentoring services available to young entrepreneurs.

provincial level resource Loans for women entrepreneurs

Loans up to $150,000 for market-ready startups, business expansion projects and business purchases - with flexible repayment options and terms up to five years.

federal level resource Lending and consulting services for Aboriginal businesses

Explore loan and mentorship programs available to Aboriginal entrepreneurs, as well as programs for aspiring youth entrepreneurs.

federal level resource Business Development Bank Of Canada (BDC)

BDC offers business loans and consulting services to help Canadian businesses grow. A financial institution owned by the Government of Canada, BDC supports over 30,000 small and medium-sized enterprises across the country. Ambitious and innovative entrepreneurs are the engine of our economy and as Canada’s development bank, BDC helps them succeed.

provincial level resource ATB Financial

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