The British Columbia Assembly of First Nations is pleased to provide a comprehensive database of resources for sustainable economic development. Here you can find many programs, organizations and facilities in British Columbia where that benefit of First Nations people and businesses. You can narrow down a list of resources that will be helpful for your needs by selecting specific filtering options found below.


Aboriginal Arts Development Awards

Since 1996, the BC Arts Council has partnered with First Peoples’ Cultural Council (FPCC) on the Aboriginal Arts Development Awards (AADA) programs, which support individual artists and organizations.

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Aboriginal Business & Entrepreneau Skills Training (BEST)

Entrepreneurial skills training for eligible Aboriginal persons, with a focus on youth and persons with disabilities

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Aboriginal Business Advisory Centres

Business advisory centres help Aboriginal entrepreneurs with business startup or expansion, partnerships, and planning. These centres ensure that Aboriginal entrepreneurs have access to business support and advice to help them reach their business goals. Qualified …

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Aboriginal Business Awards

The BC Achievement Foundation, an independent foundation established and endowed by the Province of British Columbia in 2003 to celebrate excellence and achievement in British Columbia and Canada, presents the BC Aboriginal Business Awards. All …

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Aboriginal Business Loan Program

Business loans are available to Aboriginal entrepreneurs in British Columbia. All Nations Trust Company (ANTCO) delivers the Aboriginal Business Loan Program in partnership with four Aboriginal Capital Corporations located throughout the province. Intended to support …

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