Funding & Loan Programs


Alberta - Funding a Business

Explore several different options that could be available to help fund your business venture, including financial services, loans, grants and credits.

Alberta Innovates

With many programs available and annual investments of $286 million, Alberta Innovates delivers a broad spectrum of funding and grant opportunities.

Community Futures Capital Region

Customized and affordable loan options for small business owners and entrepreneurs in rural Alberta, from $500 to $150,000.

Alberta Foundation for the Arts

Funding to support your personal artistic practice or your organization's arts programming or projects.

Canadian Agricultural Partnership

Provincial and federal loans, grants, and other funding opportunities for the agricultural sector.



Business Benefits Finder

Find the right programs and services, whether you’re starting out or scaling up.

Government Support for Small Business

Overview of federal government services for small business.

Canada Business Grants and Financing

Grants, loans, and private and public sector financing.

Business Development Canada (BDC)

Business loans for entrepreneurs.

Western Economic Diversification

Programs that focus on business development, innovation and community development.

Start Up Canada

Entrepreneurs working together to build a Canada for entrepreneurs and give a voice to the Canadian startup community.

Invest in Canada

Programs, incentives, and tax credit programs available for investors and businesses.

Futurpreneur Canada

Provides young entrepreneurs with up to $60,000 in financing.

Government of Canada – Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Program

Provides access to capital and business opportunities to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Canada.

Canada Council for the Arts

Grants, services, prizes, and payments to Canadian artists and arts organizations.