Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

Background of the organization 

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) builds bridges between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples, businesses, and communities through diverse programming, providing tools, training, network building, major business awards, and national events. The organization positions Indigenous business at the focal point for strengthening Indigenous communities, promoting progressive and prosperous relationships, and growing a new economy based on mutual respect and shared prosperity. CCAB provides an array of business development offerings, including certification for Aboriginal-owned businesses (CAB) and companies with Progressive Aboriginal Relations™ (PAR). Tools and Financing for Aboriginal Business (TFAB) connects Indigenous entrepreneurs with tools, training and networks to strengthen and scale their businesses. 


Project description 

Funding will contribute to gather data on Indigenous business success and financial literacy. This will include designing and delivering a program for Indigenous entrepreneurs to access new financing, participate in procurement opportunities, register new businesses, obtain insurance, etc. 


  • 2024-2029
  • $ 1,200,000
  • Funding Type: Focus Area Funding
  • Funding Stream: Reconciliation

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Related Funding

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

The CCBA will use funds to develop a database of corporations committed to Aboriginal procurement and a directory of Certified Aboriginal Businesses in Canada.

$ 175,000

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