Social Enterprise Loan Guarantee Program

Are you a member of the social enterprise sector looking to grow or expand your business?

If so, we can help.

Delivered through CUA, the Social Enterprise Loan Guarantee Program can provide financing up to $500,000 in the form of term loans, working capital and lines of credit.

Up to a 90 percent guarantee may be available to those that qualify under this special financing stream.

For more information about the Loan Guarantee Program, please view the FAQ section on the Small Business Loan Guarantee Program page.

Are you eligible?

Social enterprises can take the form of non-profits, co-operatives and for profit businesses designed to meet community needs. Organizations prodviding charitable services are not eligible.

About Social Enterprises

Social enterprises are businesses who primary purpose is the common good. They combine the passion of a social mission with the discipline, innovation and determintaion of the marketplace to advance their social, and/or environmental agendas.

Examples may be local daycares,  transportation for seniors or persons withd disabilities, recycling depots, homecare/and or healthcare services, etc. 


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Learn more

Contact CUA at 902.492.6500 or to learn more about the Social Enterprise Loan Guarantee Program.