Resource Library

Count: 29
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
Aboriginal Economic Development https://www.gov.mb.ca/inr/major-initiatives/aboriginal-economic-development.html
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Provincial
Description:
Funding to support and create economic and employment opportunities for communities
Business Development Bank of Canada - Indigenous Entrepreneur Loan https://www.bdc.ca/en/i_am/aboriginal_entrepreneur/pages/default.aspx
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Financial Institution
Description:
Provides banking and loan opportunities for First Nations who are looking to create businesses
Community Opportunity Readiness https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033414/1100100033415
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Federal
Description:
The Community Opportunity Readiness Program addresses the financial needs of Aboriginal communities when they are in pursuit of, and wish to participate in, an economic opportunity.
Economic Growth Fund http://www.firstpeoplesfund.ca/summary_of_programs.php
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Organization
Description:
Provides funding and support services for aboriginal economic development
Indigenous Business Development Services https://cfmanitoba.ca/special-programs/indigenous-business-development-services
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Organization
Description:
This program is composed of organizations who offer services and funding to Indigenous entrepreneurs.
ISC - Community Opportunity Readiness https://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033417/1100100033418
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Federal
Description:
Funding for economic development opportunities for Aboriginal Communities
ISC - Lands and Economic Development Services Program (LEDSP) http://www.aadnc-aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100033423/1100100033424
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Federal
Description:
Provides funding for First Nations to
Deliver economic development services, such as community economic development planning, capacity development initiatives and proposal development
Assume greater control over reserve lands, resources and the environment on behalf of the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs and in accordance with the Indian Act
Help build capacity to effectively manage their lands in accordance with the First Nations Land Management Act's various tools, such as land codes, individual agreements, land management systems and environmental agreements
Provide support services that prevent contamination of reserve lands under INAC custodial responsibility
The J.W. McConnell Family Foundation http://www.mcconnellfoundation.ca/en
  • Art, Culture & Language >> Heritage
  • Economic Development >> Funding
  • Environment and Lands >> Environmental Projects
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Funding Foundation
Description:
A private Canadian foundation that helps with social, cultural, economic and environmental challenges by granting and investing, capacity building, convening, and co-creation with grantees, partners and the public.
Western Economic Diversification Canada - Western Diversification Program https://www.wd-deo.gc.ca/eng/11564.asp
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Federal
Description:
Invests in initiatives that strengthen the economy of western Canada
Women entrepreneurship Fund http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/128.nsf/eng/h_00000.html
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Federal
Description:
The Women Entrepreneurship Fund will fund women-owned and women-led businesses to invest in activities in pursuit of market opportunities abroad, scal-up expansion and growth and to support the objectives of the Women Entrepreurship Fund
Women Entrepreneurship Strategy (WES) Ecosystem Fund https://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/129.nsf/eng/home#_blank
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Funding Federal
Description:
The WES Ecosystem Fund seeks to address gaps and build capacity in the entrepreneurship ecosystem for women
Indigenous Business Development Services https://cfmanitoba.ca/special-programs/indigenous-business-development-services
  • Economic Development >> Funding
Service Indigenous Resource / Federal
Description:
Each year, the Indigenous Business Development Services project (previously Aboriginal Business Service Network) sponsors an Indigenous Business Planning Competition, evoking the spirit of entrepreneurship. Winners in each of the rural and urban (City of Winnipeg) categories receive $5,000 towards starting their business
Assembly of First Nations (AFN) - Case studies http://www.afn.ca/uploads/files/policy_forum/case_studies_on_first_nations_who_have_levered_private_sector_funding_for_infrastr.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Case studies of First Nations receiving funding for infrastructure and economic development projects.
BOOK: Community Economic Development (CED) - Building for Social Change http://www.ccednet-rcdec.ca/en/node/4537
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information International
Description:
Book on Community Economic Development for practioners and communities looking to be trained in this practice
Canadian Centre for Community Renewal - Down with Dysfunctional Measurement! http://communityrenewal.ca/sites/all/files/resource/MW140419.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Article - A Community Economic Development Framework guide for improving the effectiveness of policy and programs.
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) https://www.ccab.com/
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Provides certification for aboriginal owned businesses while providing tools and financing options
Also provides other tools, training and networks for aboriginal businesses
Co-managing Natural Resources with First Nations http://publications.gc.ca/collections/Collection/R32-223-1996E.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Federal
Description:
Guide on how to work collaboratively to manage natural resources
Communities Committee - "Acquiring and Managing A Community-Owned Forest: A Manual for Communities" http://www.communitiescommittee.org/pdfs/Acquiring_and_Managing_a_Community-Owned_Forest.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
This handbook provides a guide for communities interested in establishing a community-owned forest.
Includes the benefits of a community owned forest.
Communities Committee - Forest Sustainability Indicator Tools for Communities http://www.communitiescommittee.org/fsitool/index.html
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
This is a toolkit for forest-based communities that are working on maintaining and enhancing their natural resources as a basis for long-term economic, social and environmental health.
Community Economic Development (CED) https://www.gov.mb.ca/agriculture/rural-communities/community-planning/community-economic-development-planning.html
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Provincial
Description:
Community Economic Development Handbooks from Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Development
Resource Website Category >> Sub Category Type Provider
Community Economic Development in Manitoba Theory, History, Policy, and Practice https://www.ccednet-rcdec.ca/sites/ccednet-rcdec.ca/files/ced_in_mb_theory_history_policy_practice.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
A paper on different aspects of Economic Development
Community Exchange - Community Currency Guide https://www.community-exchange.org/docs/Community_Currency_Guide.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
This tool describes four basic steps to evaluating, choosing, and implementing a
local community currency to effectively improve your economy and build local capacity.
Institute on Governance - Building Sustainable Communities: Good Practices and Tools for Community Economic Development http://iog.ca/publications/building-sustainable-communities-good-practices-and-tools-for-community-economic-development/
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
This document will assist Economic Development Officers (EDOs) in achieving sustainable economic development for communities.
National Aboriginal Forestry Association http://www.nafaforestry.org/index.html
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Organization
Description:
This organization helps with forest management, commercial opportunities and holistic forestry in aboriginal communities.
Tale'awtxw Aboriginal Capital http://tacc.ca/business-planning/
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Business Plan template and Financial Statement template
The Community Resilience Manual: A Resource for Rural Renewal and Recovery http://communityrenewal.ca/sites/all/files/resource/P200_0.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Non-Profit
Description:
Designed to help rural communities create social and economic change and determine their current state
Transformation International http://www.transformationinternational.ca
  • Economic Development >> Tools
  • Environment and Lands >> Guides and Toolkits
  • Governance and Capacity Development >> Capacity Development
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Works to respond to the need for community, economic and environmental solutions.
The Transformation business model focuses on increasing the capacity of individuals, communities, organizations and governments.
Tzeachten First Nation http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Tzeachten+First+Nation+open+business/8246313/story.html
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information Indigenous Resource
Description:
Tzeachten - A retail and real estate success story.
Understanding Indigenous Economic Development in Northern, Rural, and Remote Settings https://ccednet-rcdec.ca/sites/ccednet-rcdec.ca/files/understanding_indigenous_economic_development_in_northern_rural_and_remote_settings-_frameworks_for_change.pdf
  • Economic Development >> Tools
Tools & Information University / College
Description:
Economic Development plans and tools for communities.
Unite Interactive