WEOC National Loan Program

Women’s Enterprise Organizations of Canada is proud to deliver the WEOC National Loan Program, which will support women and non-binary entrepreneurs as they start, scale, grow and maintain their businesses.

It takes a different approach to setting you up for continued growth and success by providing robust wrap-around services to guide you through the process.

Loan Fund Partners

Before the Application

For entrepreneurs in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario or Newfoundland and Labrador, the first step is connecting with our Loan Fund Partner in your region.

These Loan Fund Partners are included in the first phase of the WEOC National Loan Fund implementation:

Expanding the Resources

Program Updates & Information

Entrepreneurs in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Yukon, Northwest Territories, Nunavut will will also have access to the National Loan Fund in the near future.

In the meantime, if you are an entrepreneur living in one of these provinces, or in Quebec, you can apply for a loan through the following organizations that are delivering comparable loan products:

The Process

Do You Have a Business Plan?

Before applying for a loan, you will work closely with a Loan Fund Partner to develop a business plan describing the viability and feasibility or your business.

The Loan Fund Partners are skilled professionals experienced in supporting diverse women entrepreneurs. They provide a variety of gender-specific resources, including seminars, webinars, mentorship programs, networking opportunities, one-on-one advising, and loan aftercare. 

Frequently Asked Questions

Please review the FAQs for answers to common questions. If you still can’t find the information you’re looking for, feel free to email the WEOC loans team at [email protected].