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Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED)

The Government of the Northwest Territories is committed to building a diversified, sustainable territorial economy by providing support for business and economic development throughout the NWT.

Under its Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED) Policy, the GNWT can provide financial support to qualified applicants to start businesses, improve their capacity or skills and help communities expand their economy.

Funding Categories

Funding is available in five categories:

  • Entrepreneur Support
  • Sector Support
  • Community Economic Development
  • Micro Business
  • Business Intelligence and Networking

More Information

To find out more about the SEED policy and how it can help your business grow, contact your regional Economic Development Officer

The SEED policy Application Form is an application only and additonal documentation may be required to assess eligibility. Completion of the application form does not guarantee funding for the proposed project. Prospe`ctive applicants should contact the appropriate Regional Office of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment for assistance completing the application and accessing SEED programs.

To apply for SEED funding, download the form below. 

NOTE: We are sorting out some compatability issues for these forms with some browsers. Please ensure you select the download icon from your Adobe browser viewer to view and edit the form from your computer. 

PDF icon SEED Application - English 293.09 KB
PDF icon SEED Application - French488.26 KB
PDF icon SEED Policy474.85 KB