Pwi Di Goo Zing Ne Yaa Zhing Advisory Services

Site: Pwi Di Goo Zing Ne Yaa Zhing Advisory Services

Service: Rainy Lake Tribal Area Business and Financial Services Corporation

Description & Services
Description (Service)
  • Acts as an External Delivery Organization for the Aboriginal Business Development Program 
  • Assists participants to access financial assistance to establish a business, acquire a business or expand an existing business
Funding can be provided for the following costs: 
  • Capital costs 
  • Costs associated with business innovation/growth 
  • Costs of engaging consultants and other qualified professionals,  
  • Costs associated with providing financial and business services 
  • Costs associated with obtaining appropriate training and/or mentoring 
  • Related infrastructure development 
  • Operating costs 
  • Marketing costs 
  • Shares and assets
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Areas Served Couchiching First Nation ; Lac La Croix First Nation ; Naicatchewenin First Nation ; Nigigoonsiminikaaning First Nation ; Rainy River First Nation ; Seine River First Nation ; Stanjikoming First Nation - (Mitaanjigamiing)
  • Must be a Canadian Aboriginal individual (Status, Non-Status, Inuk, Metis) or a Canadian corporation, partnership, association or other legal entity that is majority-owned and controlled by Canadian Aboriginal people 
  • Must meet cash equity requirements: applicants 36 years of age and over must show they have 15% cash equity; applicants 18-35 years of age must show they have 10% cash equity 
  • Other considerations are: related work experience/education, market and credit history
Application Steps required for Aboriginal Business Development Plan include: 
  • Initial telephone discussion with External Development Officer to determine if eligible 
  • Submit a Business Proposal; must meet cash equity requirements
Languages English ; Interpretive Services - Ojibwe, available upon request
Fees None
Additional Service Sites
Contact Information
Office Phone 807-274-8531
Fax 807-274-4330
Primary Contact Beverly Cochrane, External Development Officer; Email:
Primary Executive Harry Morrisseau, General Manager, Rainy Lake Tribal Business and Financial Services Corporation
Alternate Executive Peter Moen, Coordinator, Rainy Lake Tribal Development Corporation
Site Location Located at Idylwild Dr near Lake Rd on Agency 1 Indian Reserve just E of Fort Frances
Located In Community Fort Frances
Address 1455 Idylwild Dr
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
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Intersection Idylwild Dr and Lake Rd
Mailing Address c/o Economic Development 
PO Box 522 
Fort Frances, ON P9A 3M8
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1998
Funding Provincial ; Federal - Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (INAC)