Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development (SEED)

Looking to start a business or run a project which could make a splash in your local economy? Striving for a new opportunity to build capacity and skills to help you get there? 

The Support for Entrepreneurs and Economic Development Policy (SEED) is here to help as part of the Government of the Northwest Territories' commitment to investing in a diverse, sustainable economy. 

Funding Schedules

Funding is still available under the program's six schedules:


See each category for specific eligibility requirements.

How to apply

Download and complete the application form below and submit it to your local regional office of the Department of Industry, Tourism and Investment.   

We Can Help

Your regional Economic Development Officers are here to help with your application and provide guidance as you move forward with your project.

The SEED Policy Application Form is an application only and additional documentation may be required to assess eligibility. Completion of the application form does not guarantee funding for the proposed project.

Contact your regional office to set up an appointment.

PDF icon SEED Policy228.17 KB
PDF icon SEED Application Form767.32 KB
PDF icon SEED Brochure - Bilingual 4.2 MB