Micro-Loan Program Application (New Business)

Note: Only complete this application after you have met with a representative of the Cape Breton Partnership about your participation in the Micro-Loan Program. To submit your expression of interest in the program, please click here and complete the form on the that page.

Section 1 – About You

Please note, the response of this question, or lack of response, will not affect your application. This question will only help identifying other supports and resources that we may be able to connect you with.
(e.g., Jane’s T-shirt Printing Shop in Annapolis Royal)
Please note, unless you operate your business under your own personal name, your business must be registered with the Registry of Joint Stock Companies prior to applying for the Micro-Loan Program.
(e.g., Sydney River; Ingonish; St. Peter’s; etc.)

Section 2 – Your Idea

(e.g., “I want to establish a t-shirt printing press that prints customized local designs for fashion-conscious customers between 15-25 years.”)

Section 3 – Your Operations

(e.g., 1 part-time year-round accountant, 2 full-time year-round designers, 3 full-time seasonal store clerks.)
(e.g., Access to land, desks, computers, software, etc.)
(e.g. Basic bookkeeping, marketing, or social media.)
(e.g., In our t-shirt business example, partnerships with stores or manufacturers might be useful.)

Section 4 – Your Market & Money Matters

(e.g., costs for all necessary resources mentioned above, in Section 2 – Your Operations?)
Please show all known costs that this loan will be used for to add up to your total loan amount. Please be descriptive where possible.

Section 5 – Your Story

(e.g., Your title and key responsibilities.)

Section 6 – Your Additional Info

Click or drag files to this area to upload. You can upload up to 10 files.
Please note that once the Credit Union has received your application, they will ask you to complete a Personal Net Worth Form and ask for other related tax documents.