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Finances for Expansion

Complete list of Public Funds available to help you start or grow your business

New Brunswick Growth Program
Receive up to $100,000 in financing for the establishment of a new business or up to $60,000 for the expansion, diversification or improvement of productivity or competitiveness of an existing business.

Business Development Bank of Canada Market Expansion Loan

New Brunswick Innovation Foundation Venture Capital Fund

First Angel Network - Halifax-based Angel Investor Network

Small Business Investor Tax Credit Program - The New Brunswick Small Business Investor Tax Credit provides a 30% non-refundable personal income tax credit of up to $75,000 per year (for investments of up to $250,000 per investor) to eligible investors who invest in eligible small businesses in the province.

ACOA Business Development Program
The Business development Program (BDP) is designed to help you set up, expand or modernize your business. Focusing on small- and medium-sized enterprises, the BDP provides access to capital in the form of interest-free, unsecured, repayable contributions. Not-for-profit organizations that provide support to the business community may also qualify for non-repayable assistance.

NRC Industrial Research Assistance Program - supports small and medium-sized enterprises in Canada to grow stronger, grow faster and grow bigger through innovation and technology





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