2023 Call for Proposals

Applications are now CLOSED

Administrative Consultant, Janine Manning is available at nawash.ennet@gmail.com to assist with navigating application and submission process.

Eligible Applicants:

  • Registered Band Members of Chippewas of Nawash First Nation.
  • Members who live in Neyaashiinigmiing, or not (“off-reserve”).
  • Members who are at least 18 years of age.
  • Sole proprietors or business partnerships.
  • Meet all the above.

Available Funding: Maximum of $5000 per application and/or business.

  • Currently, the Trust has the capacity to fund up to 20 requests.

Round 2 Main Priority: Small Businesses Start-Up Grants for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

This round, the Trust is prioritizing supporting aspiring entrepreneur with start-up grants for small businesses and self-employment.

  • Start-Up Research & Planning: For needs such as feasibility studies, prototype development, market research, product testing, service modelling, or other activities to inform and business plan development.
  • Strategic Development & Marketing: To support getting goods and services to physically and/or digitally markets, advertising, marketing, other such professional services, etc. to support and diversify income revenue.

Application Timeline:

Submission of Applications

Please forward complete applications and any supporting material in one email addressed to Corporate Trustee, Angela Spano and CC Barbara Rosenthal and Janine Manning:

To: angela.spano@scotiawealth.com

CC: barbara.rosenthal@scotiawealth.com

CC: Nawash.Ennet@gmail.com

Notification of Decision
All applicants will be notified with the results of their application by September 1, 2023.