Strategic Investments (SEED)

Do you have a great idea to bring major evolutions to your local economy? The Strategic Investment stream of SEED is designed for you.


$75,000 is available annually for projects and initiatives meeting the following conditions:

  • Include funds leveraged from sources other than the Government of Northwest Territories
  • Directly increase the business and economic activity for one or more communities
  • Directly result in increased employment outcomes for one or more communities in the NWT
  • Consistency with existing regional economic development plans

Who is Eligible?

All NWT-based businesses are eligible for these funds.

Required document

  • A completed SEED application form (download below).
  • A business plan

How do I apply?

Download an application below and submit it to your regional ITI office along with a business plan.

If you have any questions, please contact your regional office.

PDF icon SEED Application Form504.39 KB
PDF icon SEED Brochure - Bilingual 4.11 MB
PDF icon Seed Policy 2019940.78 KB