Community economic development

Programs and services that support Indigenous businesses, develop land on reserve and assist in land management strategies.

Services and information

Indigenous business development

Programs to support Indigenous entrepreneurs and business owners in Canada.

Land management

Programs and legislation about reserve land, land management, environmental stewardship, financial management and the professional land management certification program.

Community Opportunity Readiness

Apply for financial support to improve the capacity of First Nations and Inuit communities to plan, pursue and participate in economic opportunities.

Lands and economic development services program

Community-based economic and land management support programs to help increase Indigenous participation in the economy.

Lands and Economic Development Services Program: Project-based funding

Project-based funding for lands and economic development in First Nations and Inuit communities.

Lands and Economic Development Services Program: Operational funding

Find out about operational funding for lands and economic development in First Nations and Inuit communities.

First Nations Commercial and Industrial Development Act

Find out how the government can assist in the production of regulations for complex projects on reserve.

Forms – Economic Development

Access to forms for programs and services offered by ISC that are related to economic development.

Success Stories

The following stories showcase successes in Aboriginal communities and businesses demonstrating real progress in economic development.

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