Who Can Apply

  • You must be Métis or self-identify as Métis
  • You must have been a resident of British Columbia for a minimum of 6 months
  • You must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • You must have a business plan that demonstrates the viability of the business and the capacity to repay the loan
  • You must have a minimum of 10% equity (This minimum 10% equity requirement may be greater depending on the type and size of your project)
  • It is beneficial if you have entrepreneurial skills, expertise and an understanding of your market
  • The business must be a minimum 51% Métis owned