Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission

Kahnawà:ke’s Economic Development Commission

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TEWATOHNHI’SAKTHA LAUNCHES THE INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY BUSINESS FUND (ICBF) II

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Kahnawà:ke (Kentenhkó:wa/January 21, 2022)
Tewatohnhi’saktha invites Kahnawa’kehró:non Business owners to apply to the Indigenous Community
Business Fund (ICBF) II. The objective of the fund is to introduce investments into the Kahnawà:ke
economy through various programs to assist Small and Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) to recover from
the pandemic and position themselves for future success. Non-Profit businesses engaged in commercial
activities may also be eligible. One business per owner is eligible. The Indigenous Community Business

Fund is made up of the following six (6) programs:
1) Digital Marketing Program
2) Workforce Initiative Program
3) Enhanced Fit-Up Program
4) Tourism Program
5) Agri-Food Production Program
6) Special Equipment / Minor Tools Program

Applications for financial assistance will be accepted between January 24, 2022 up to April 29, 2022 at
4:00 p.m. PlanIT Consulting will be accepting applications on behalf of Tewatohnhi’saktha and responding
to your inquiries. Contact: Maris Jacobs, PlanIT Consulting and Communications, at 514-971-8077 or
maris@planitkahnawake.ca

All applications will be reviewed and approved by Tewatohnhi’saktha Business Services on a first come first
served basis, following existing policies and procedures. Applicants will receive notification of their approval
or refusal no later than May 31, 2022.

For more details on the programing, eligibility requirements and to obtain an online application visit:

http://www.tewa.ca/ICBF

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Contact: 450-638-4280
Tammy Delaronde
Director of Business Services
Tewatohnhi’saktha
tammy.delaronde@kedc.biz

Allison Jacobs
Marketing & Tourism Manager
Tewatohnhi’saktha
allison.jacobs@kedc.biz