The Impact loan program is designed to meet an identified small business lending gap in select Atlantic Canadian urban centres. Six business development organizations make up the Atlantic Urban Partners, with each offering Impact in their region. For more information on the loan program, please contact the partner organization nearest you.
Metro Business Opportunities Corporation
961 Topsail Road, Suite C
NL, A1N 3K1
MBO is a not-for-profit corporation and associate member of the CBDC network, operating in Newfoundland and Labrador and offers impact in St. John’s and Mount Pearl. MBO supports individuals and communities through their suite of financing, consulting, training and self-employment services with the support of partnering agencies.
Centre for Entrepreneurship Education & Development Inc.
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Suite 225, 7071 Bayers Road
NS, B3L 2C2
CEED has been committed to advancing and supporting the spirit of entrepreneurship in Nova Scotia for more than 20 years. They deliver innovative programs and services that empower individuals and communities to achieve their full potential. CEED's broad mandate encompasses social and economic principles, working towards a vision of a vibrant and entrepreneurial Nova Scotia. Each year, CEED helps to increase the number of entrepreneurs operating in Nova Scotia, supporting small businesses with training, financing and networking.
CBDC Central PEI
Toll Free: 1.844.239.3793
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PE, C1N 1A2
CBDC Central PEI is located in Summerside, Prince Edward Island and provides services to entrepreneurs in the central region of the province, including business loans and other financial assistance. Other services include business counselling service, skills training grants, and a Consulting Advisory Service Program providing small and medium enterprises with financial assistance and access to professional services and expertise. The only service offered to an urban area on PEI (Greater Charlottetown Area) is impact.
Economic Development Greater Saint John
40 King Street
NB, E2L 1G3
Private sector investors have given Economic Development Greater Saint John the mandate to be the backbone organization for the Saint John region's integrated economic development strategy. Their energetic team of specialists works to attract investors and provide support services for businesses of every size, and offer coaching and programming for Saint John's entrepreneurs.
NB, E1C 0P4
3Plus is the economic development corporation for Dieppe, Moncton and Riverview, who leverage regional assets to foster new job creation, to enhance prosperity and to improve overall competitiveness. 3Plus uses their expertise to promote their region and attract investment, to help expand existing businesses and key sectors, and to help build and attract the workforce needed for new and existing businesses to thrive.
NB, E3C 0J1
Ignite Fredericton is a non-profit community economic development organization, offering free and confidential business counselling and tools to help you start, grow or locate your business. Their core functions include supporting entrepreneurs, attracting and retaining talent through Immigration, strengthening the economic development ecosystem through strategic initiatives and partnerships.