The Entrepreneurs With Disabilities Program (EDP)

This EDP program was established to make it easier for entrepreneurs with disabilities to pursue their business goals and contribute to economic growth within their rural community.

This program offers business loans up to $150,000, the terms of which are specifically tailored to address each individual entrepreneur's needs.
The loans received under this program can be used for:

  • Starting or expanding a business
  • Applying new technology to your business
  • Upgrading facilities and equipment
  • Developing marketing and promotions material
  • Establishing working capital for anticipated sales increases

Additionally, Alberta Community Futures offices have access to additional levels of unique supports designed to assist eligible clients with their business start or expansion.