Development Group

Bringing your business dreams to life

Most entrepreneurs need some sort of financial support to grow their business to success.

Ulnooweg can help with a variety of Indigenous business services and loans to meet the diverse needs of our clients with a range of funding, support services, and business tools.


We provide financing and support services for Indigenous businesses in Atlantic Canada. From business loans to non-repayable contributions, we can find the perfect fit for you and your enterprise!

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Business Tools

Ulnooweg offers many tools geared at the small business owner, designed to assist Indigenous business people to assess their current business situation and make good business decisions, target their efforts, and find training and funding sources.

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Projects & Events

Our team is active in hosting and supporting events that unite Indigenous people throughout Atlantic Canada, and is involved in Strategic Initiatives that we believe will advance the financial outlook for this and future generations.

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Support Services

Ulnooweg Development goes beyond financing. Through the active engagement in the Canadian economy, our partnerships continue to expand as we do.

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Indigenous Business Experience

Ulnooweg has been providing loans and business services to Indigenous entrepreneurs in Atlantic Canada since 1986. With representatives in New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador and Nova Scotia, we offer convenient, personalized service to our clients to help them succeed.

We recognize that Indigenous business owners bring a different set of experiences and skills to business, and that some of those experiences may not be well understood by traditional lending and business service agencies.


Our Vision

Empowering the spirit of Indigenous entrepreneurship and community building in Atlantic Canada.


Provide access to capital through diversified sources along with comprehensive business support services to Atlantic Indigenous entrepreneurs and communities


Focus on building capacity for Atlantic Indigenous entrepreneurs and Indigenous communities to enhance success in business, wealth creation and community transformation


Support Atlantic Indigenous entrepreneurs and businesses in achieving triple bottom line impacts – economic, environmental and social


Support Atlantic Indigenous entrepreneurs and businesses in achieving triple bottom line impacts – economic, environmental and social


Reflect best practices and strong thought leadership in assisting Atlantic Indigenous communities optimize participation in the local, regional and national economy – now and into the future

Current Initiatives

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