Business Lending provides repayable loans and support for approved new and existing viable Indigenous businesses. If you are starting or expanding a business and have at least 15% equity towards your required loan amount, call our office to see if you qualify for a loan up to $150,000. Stó:lō Community Futures loans require a credit check and a business plan. All loans are fully repayable with interest by the borrower.
Please contact Shannon Smith, Business Analyst at 604-858-5278 or via email
for more information or to book an appointment..
Who can apply?
What types of loans are available?
General Loans Fund:
Entrepreneurs with Disability Fund:
How do I apply?
What are the terms & conditions?
What do I need to do to apply for a loan?
What are some of the considerations for my loan application?
To consider your application, we look at a number of benefit and risk factors including:
A completed Loan Application consists of:
How much does a loan application cost?
There is no cost for having your business plan and business loan application reviewed.
How long does it take?
Lending money takes time. How long depends on a number of factors, including the business plan development process, verifying assets, the amount and source of the funds, the time to complete legal work if required, and the time that it takes you to provide the necessary information and sign the documentation.
This is a general overview of the Business Loan services offered by Stó:lō Community Futures. It is important to note that the Business Loan process involves completing a proper assessment of your business needs. This process will involve meeting with a Loans Officer and completing a detailed Business Loan Application and supporting information.
Please contact Shannon Smith, Business Analyst at 604-858-5278 or email for more information or to book an appointment.