Alberta Indian Investment Corporation

Supporting First Nations’
Entrepreneurial Spirit Since 1987

The Alberta Indian Investment Corporation is a First Nation-owned investment company providing lending and business resources for First Nation people in the province of Alberta. The entrepreneurial support we provide empowers First Nation business owners to successfully build businesses that will drive positive impact to their community.

First Nations'

Let’s Grow Together

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Financial Services

AIIC provides interest-bearing loans to First Nation entrepreneurs for the purpose of establishing, acquiring, diversifying or expanding a business.

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Business Services

AIIC’s business services are primarily focused on counselling and mentoring clients at all stages of business development.

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AIIC awards the following scholarships annually: Senator James Gladstone Memorial Scholarship and Sam Bull Memorial Scholarship.


Entrepreneurial Support; Changing Communities

We are the go-to lending company and business resource for First Nation people in Alberta. We are an essential cog in the socio-economic development of First Nation communities, fuelling entrepreneurial spirit to drive social impact, improved quality of life, wealth, and health in First Nation communities.

Creating purposeful impact, independence and economic sustainability.

News & Events

Indigenous Business Stabilization Program: Emergency Loan Program (ELP) – COVID-19 Business Relief

Emergency Loan Program Program Overview: In response to the COVID-19 crisis, Alberta Indian Investment Corporation through assistance provided by the National Aboriginal Capital Corporation Association (NACCA) and the Government of Canada is taking action to ensure that Indigenous business owners…

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2020 IEF & AIIC Scholarship Winners

Indian Equity Foundation and Alberta Indian Investment Corporation are pleased to announce the 2020 winners for the Senator James Gladstone and Sam Bull Memorial Scholarships.  The Senator James Gladstone Memorial Scholarship to awarded annually to two First Nation persons whom are post-secondary students enrolled full-time in a college or university program of business, finance or economics.  The Sam Bull Memorial Scholarship is awarded annually to a First Nation person whom…

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Economic Stimulus Packages for Aboriginal Businesses

Indigenous Community Support Fund This fund helps Indigenous communities prevent, prepare and respond to COVID-19. Kindly refer to the AIIC website post for COVID-19 Business Relief – Indigenous Business Stabilization Program (IBSP) for further details on how to apply. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, on March 18, 2020, the Government of Canada announced the COVID-19 Economic Response Plan. This plan includes $305 million for a new, distinctions-based Indigenous Community…

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AIIC is committed to the success of our entrepreneurs and the long-term sustainability of our communities.