Clarence Campeau Development Fund

Loans & grants for mÉtis women

Are you a Métis woman interested in starting a business? Inquire today for a FREE consultation to learn more about the financing, education, and community support available to you.

Who Is This For?

Métis women interested in creating their own employment and independent sources of income. Eligible businesses are 51% owned by a Métis woman, and include:

  • New & Existing Businesses
  • Home-based, side hustles, & full-time or part-time businesses.
  • Small & Large project costs and everything in between.
  • Sole Proprietorships, Partnerships, & Corporations.
  • Open to a wide variety of industries including:
      • Artists, Crafters, Bakers, and Creatives
      • Women with Trade Certifications & Licenses
      • Industry Professionals wanting to buy or start a practice
      • Women in Traditional Economies

Programs & Services

Business financing

We offer interest-free loans and grants for Métis women-owned businesses.

workshops & webinars

We provide Métis women with training and professional support for their businesses that improve their opportunities for success.

Community & Connection

We facilitate new connections for Métis women through networking and mentorship opportunities to connect.

Client stories

Aloha K9 Training

“The support CCDF offers Métis entrepreneurs is beyond what I could have imagined and makes me proud to be Métis.”

Mary-Lou Halliday

Aloha K9 Training & Pet Resort

Farmer John’s

When I first met with CCDF, they wanted to know more about my idea and why I had this passion. They were so supportive right away, it instantly felt like a partnership.

Audra Hill

Farmer John’s Local Market & Kitchen

Fin Salon

“A lot of us entrepreneurs, we have great ideas but we’re not great at the paperwork side of things. So, it was great to walk through all of that with CCDF. They introduced me to someone who helped write my business plan and it really brought a lot of things to life.”

Natalie Haslund

Fin Salon

Leather Works and Crafts

“I was a bit unsure, but CCDF had the answers. They had the support, that guiding hand.”

Yvette Frank

Leather Works and Crafts

Richardson Law

“I didn’t anticipate the process to be as supportive as it was. It’s almost strange working with an organization that wants to give you money!”

Loree Richardson, J.D.

Richardson Law

Have Questions? Let’s Chat

Do you have a business idea? Do you want to learn more about your financing options? Would you like to get connected with other self-employed Métis women and business owners?

Fill out your information and a CCDF team member will contact you!