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.
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.
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.