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
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.
Envision Saint John
NB, E2L 4V1
At Envision Saint John: The Regional Growth Agency, we are driving an innovative, regional approach to economic development with a single mandate and mission. We are a single, powerful voice for growth for our region. We are an integrated team of professionals, dedicated to promoting our region to investors, entrepreneurs, innovators, real estate developers, tourists, students and people looking for a better quality of life.
CBDC Westmorland Albert
NB, E4P 2B1
The CBDC Westmorland Albert is a non-profit, community-based organization run by volunteers from the local business community who firmly believe in improving the economic viability of their communities. They assist in the creation of small businesses and in the expansion and modernization of existing businesses by providing business financing, support, and advice to entrepreneurs.
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.