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Hello Members,

Applications for the Micro and Small Business Stream are now being accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. All activities must be completed by March 31, 2025. The $10 million Micro and Small Business Stream (MSBS) is part of the $20 million Indigenous Tourism Fund announced in Budget 2022. The MSBS will be rolled out in partnership with Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada (ITAC). 

How to Apply: 

To apply for funding under the MSBS, applicants must first complete an assessment under ITAC's The Original Original accreditation program

Funding Support: 

Contributions will be non-repayable up to a maximum of $25,000 per business /organization. 
Regional allocations have been developed to ensure equitable distribution of funding across the country. 

For more details, visit: Indigenous Tourism Fund: Micro and Small Business Stream. 

All the best,

Donna Lee Demarcke
Chief Executive Officer
NWT Tourism