Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission

Press Releases

More Funding Available for Businesses
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Enniskó:wa / March 31, 2021) On the heels of the ICBF $1 million funding, Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to once again offer $242,000 in grant funding for businesses who need help in Marketing, Professional Services contracts or general Business Assistance. These funds are on a first come, first served basis beginning...
Indigenous Community Business Fund Applications Finalized
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Kahnawà:ke (Enniskó:wa / March 31, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce that we have finalized the approvals of the $1 million Indigenous Community Business Fund (ICBF) and applicants will be sent letters in the mail by the end of today with their decision and amount they will receive. All applicants who...
$3.2 Million in Requests for $1 Million ICBF
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: – Kahnawà:ke (Enniskó:wa / March 24, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha would like to inform the business community that we have received 145 applications of over $3.2 million in requests for funding through the Indigenous Community Business Fund (Fund designated for Covid relief for businesses), of which $1 million is available. The amount of applications...
24 hr / 7 day a week Fire Watch ceases at the Kahnawà:ke Business Complex
Kahnawà:ke ( Ennískó:wa / March 2, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce that a new Fire Pump has been installed in the Kahnawà:ke Business Complex as of Friday, February 26, 2021; concluding the need for 24 hr / 7 day a week fire watch put in place since December 19th. On December 19, 2020, the...
Tewatohnhi’saktha & MCK to Inject $1 million into local economy
Kahnawà:ke ( Enníska/February 8, 2021) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce that the Mohawk Council has approved the release of just over $1 million from the Indigenous Community Business Fund for new emergency economic relief programs to be administered by Tewatohnhi’saktha; this is in addition to the current Business Interruption Fund (BIF). The decision was made...
Shop Kahnawà:ke Certificates sales reach $48,390 this Holiday Season
Kahnawà:ke ( Tsothohrhkó:wa/January 5, 2021) Shop Kahnawà:ke Certificate sales reach $48,390 in December, providing a significant economic boost to the community. A majority of the sales, $41,500 were ordered through reception and another $6,890 through a kiosk setup in the lobby of the Kahnawà:ke Business Complex. “We have seen a tremendous amount of support to...
Sales of Shop Kahnawà:ke Certificates Soaring
(Kahnawà:ke – Tsothóhrha/December 8, 2020) Tewatohnhi’saktha is pleased to announce sales of Shop Kahnawà:ke Gift Certificates exceeds $20,000 since November 1st. A total of $18,150 in certificates were sold through reception and $2,610 from the Shop Kahnawà:ke Kiosk setup in the lobby on Thursday, December 3, 2020. We surpassed our sales of $20,480 from the...
Joint Press Release – KERM Clients encouraged to apply for training
(Kahnawake, 10, Tsothóhrha/December 2020) Tewatohnhi’saktha and Client Based Services of the Mohawk Council of Kahnawà:ke are pleased to announce a funding collaboration to provide existing clients the opportunity  to seek training while continuing to receive benefits from the Kahnawà:ke Emergency Relief Measures (KERM) Fund. Clients who apply for training through Tewatohnhi’saktha will continue to receive...