Wakenagun Community Futures Development Corporation

Site: John R Delaney Youth Centre

Service: Economic Development Corporation

Description & Services
Public Comments Member of Nishnawbe-Aski Nation (NAN)
Description (Agency) To support community economic development for our First Nations members through business financing, strategic planning for communities, business support, counseling and advisory services
Description (Service) Provides technical and professional advisory services and training to enhance the overall management skills and opportunities of the Mushkegowuk Territory First Nations
 
Provides a wide variety of programs and services including:  
Commercial/Business Financing 
  • Offers financing in the form of loans, loan guarantees, and equity participation to individuals or for-profit businesses with a well-documented business plan seeking to establish or expand a new or existing business 
  • Offers financing in the form of a loan to assist Aboriginal entrepreneurs with business start-ups or expansion
 
Business Advisory & Support Services 
  • Works at the community and regional levels to promote partnerships and develop opportunities for economic growth and job creation for Aboriginal businesses and communities 
  • Offers self-employment benefits in partnership with Mushkegowuk Council Employment and Training Services 
  • Provides business research and technical support 
  • Assists with online business name registration
 
Community Economic Development Strategic Planning Support 
  • Offers technical support to member communities who are undertaking community strategic planning projects
 
Financing for Micro-Community Economic Development Projects 
  • Assists in the implementation of small-scale community economic development initiatives
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Attawapiskat First Nation ; Chapleau Cree First Nation ; Fort Albany First Nation ; Fort Severn First Nation ; Kashechewan First Nation ; Missanabie Cree First Nation ; Moose Factory ; Moosonee ; Taykwa Tagamou First Nation ; Weenusk First Nation
Eligibility Must be one of the member First Nations within Mushkegowuk Territory
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Cree, Oji-Cree, Ojibway; available upon request
Fees None
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-658-4428
Toll Free Phone 1-800-989-4850
Fax 705-658-4672
E-Mail info@wakenagun.ca
Website www.wakenagun.ca
Primary Executive Arthur Morrison, Executive Director
Site Location John R Delaney Youth Centre
Located In Community Moose Factory
Address 28 Amisk St
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
 
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Mailing Address PO Box 308 
Moose Factory, ON P0L 1W0
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (21) Other Regional Government ; (50) Non Profit
Funding Federal - FedNor/Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada