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.

Government of Alberta Aboriginal Business Investment Fund

Helps Indigenous community-owned businesses capitalize on business development opportunities.

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Repayable loans between $30,000 - $150,000 to women-owned businesses in Alberta.

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.

Canada-Alberta Job Grant

Funding where employers and the government share the cost of training new and existing employees.


Canada Business Grants and Financing

Grants, loans, and private and public sector financing.

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.

Canada Summer Jobs

Wage subsidies to employers from the non-profit, public, and private with 50 or fewer full-time employees.