Sources of Support

Chambers of Commerce & Financial Institutions

This is where you will find chambers of commerce and financial institutions with specific Indigenous resources.

In this section, organizations that offer supports that may benefit students have been broken into categories.  

Click on the listings of individual organizations and explore which supports they offer. 

For each listing:

  • Click on the (+) symbol for organization  details, contact information and links where available.
  • You will  find links to the services the organization offers.

Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Manitoba

E: [email protected]

P.O. Box 33004-1485 Portage Ave (No physical address)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3G 0W4

Together with the Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA), AFOA MB is the centre for excellence and innovation in Aboriginal finance and management. We focus on the capacity development and day-to-day needs of those Aboriginal professionals who are working in all areas of finance and management – today’s leaders and those of the future.

First Nations Bank of Canada

P: 866-519-5898
E: [email protected]

360 Broadway Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3C 0T6

First Nations Bank of Canada is a competitive, service oriented provider of financial services, focused on the Indigenous market in Canada. We are a leader in the provision of financial services to Indigenous People and an advocate for the growth of the Indigenous Economy and the economic well-being of Indigenous People. We increase shareholder value by participating in and promoting the development of the Indigenous Economy.

First Peoples Economic Growth Fund

P: 204-942-6026
E: Online Contact Form

102 – 1075 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3G 0R8

A joint economic development initiative between the Manitoba government and the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) saw the creation of the First Peoples Economic Growth Fund Inc. The collaborative process between AMC and Government of Manitoba identified the following seven program areas for the fund: Business plan assistance, Skills development, Entrepreneur loans, Community economic expansion loans, Joint-venture investments, and Professional support aftercare, and Resource & Energy Investment.

Indigenous Chamber of Commerce

P: (204) 237-9359
E: [email protected]

100-259 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 2A9

It all started with a small group of business owners meeting over a cup of coffee to discuss areas of common concern and from that meeting, in 2004, the Aboriginal Chamber of Commerce was created by bringing northern and southern businesses together to work on common issues. Throughout the years, our membership has continued to grow, as Manitoba businesses recognize the value of working as a collective on key issues concerning Indigenous business initiatives. Today, our membership is open to both the Indigenous and Non-Indigenous business community. Over the years, we have grown to understand that our Chamber can create the partnerships and synergies important to the growth and development of all business in this province.

Louis Riel Capital Corporation (LRCC)

P: 204-589-0772
E: [email protected]

340-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 0J7

Founded in 1992 by the economic development initiatives of the Manitoba Métis Federation (MMF), Louis Riel Capital Corporation (LRCC) is a Manitoba Métis-owned lending institution created to finance the start-up, acquisition and/ or expansion of viable Métis controlled small businesses based in Manitoba. If you are a Manitoba Métis looking at the possibility of owning your own business, LRCC can help you find business information, identify skills training and provide access to financing for the business start-up, acquisition and expansion of viable businesses.

Me-Dian Credit Union

P: 204-943-9111 / Toll Free: 888-955-9558 / Grand Rapids 204-639-2501
E: [email protected]

303 Selkirk Ave / The Band Office Complex, Hwy 6
Winnipeg / Grand Rapids, Manitoba Canada
R2W 2L8 / R0C 1E0

Me-Dian Credit Union is the first Indigenous full-service financial institution to be founded in Canada. As a co-operative, the people who use our services-our members are also owners and shareholders. Members have a say in how Me-Dian Credit Union operates. They also share in the profits of the credit union, usually in the form of lower rates on loans and higher rates on deposits than they could ordinarily get at any other financial institutions. Me-Dian Credit Union is responsive to the needs of members, no matter where they live or how they choose to access our services. Me-Dian Credit Union has locations in both Winnipeg and Grand Rapids Manitoba.

Métis Economic Development Fund

P: 204-589-0772 / Toll Free: 1-800-387-6004
E: [email protected]

340-150 Henry Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 0J7

The Métis Economic Development Fund is an equity investment fund intended to stimulate economic development activities of the Métis people throughout Manitoba by providing equity and capital for Métis entrepreneurs and businesses to support economic development initiatives. As a non-profit self-sustaining entity, all revenue generated by the fund will be reinvested back into the fund to grow its supply of capital for investment in other Métis-owned enterprises.

Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation (TWCC)

P: 204-943-0888

HEAD OFFICE: Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation, Peguis First Nation, Peguis, MB, R0C 1N0
419 Notre Dame Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 1R3

Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation (TWCC) was established in 1993 to provide financial resources to qualified member Aboriginal entrepreneurs and businesses in Manitoba.

(BDC) Business Development Bank of Canada

P: Toll-Free 1-877-232-2269
E: Online Contact Form

Head Office, 5, Place Ville Marie, Ground floor
Montreal, Quebec Canada
H3B 5E7

We are BDC, the Business Development Bank of Canada and the financial institution devoted to Canadian entrepreneurs.

Access Credit Union

P: 1-800-264-2926
E: Online Contact Form

Central Mailing Address: Stanley Business Centre, Unit 2 23111 PTH 14
Stanley, Manitoba Canada
R6P 0B1

Access Credit Union strives to be an employer of choice with 53 branches, more than 175,000 members, 895+ employees and $10.7 billion in balance sheet assets. We support an engaged, highly competent staff inspired to achieve their personal best while reflecting our vision, priorities, and values. Access Credit Union has now merged with Sunova Credit and Amaranth Credit Union. Services for the two are now hosted by Access.

Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce

P: (204) 774-4154
E: [email protected]

2061 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3J 0K9

Our Chamber works within and with the business community in West Winnipeg; home to over 4,000 businesses and 100,000 residents. The Assiniboia Chamber of Commerce is a great resource for community information and activity. As a business, explore the Chamber’s networking opportunities, events and the benefits of becoming a member. As a resident or tourist, access our Chamber Directory for information on our Chamber members’ products, services and area attractions.

Assiniboine Credit Union

P: 204-958-8588 / Toll Free: 1-877-958-8588
E: [email protected]

Corporate Head Office Winnipeg 2nd Floor 200 Main Street (No Branch or ATM)
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3C 1A8

ACU is a financial co-operative with over $6 billion in assets. We offer a full suite of personal and commercial banking products and services, and a team of financial and wealth advisors to help our members succeed. We have seventeen branch locations in Winnipeg, two northern branches in Thompson and Gillam, and we’re owned collectively by over 139,000 Manitobans who use our services today.

Bank of Montreal

P: 877-225-5266
E: [email protected]

Corporate head office, Headquarters,100 King Street West, 28th Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5X 1A1

We’re proud to be fueling growth and expanding possibilities for individuals, families and businesses. More than 12 million customers count on us for personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment services. As the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America, we help our customers make the most of their money. In Canada, the United States and across the globe, we’ll continue to build, invest and transform to drive performance that serves the good that grows.

Belgian-Alliance Credit Union

P: 204-927-0460 / 204-982-3400 / 204-927-0450
E: [email protected]

1177 Portage Avenue / 387 Provencher Boulevard / 101-930 Jefferson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3G 0T2 / R2H 0G9 / R2P 1W1

Belgian-Alliance Credit Union lays claim to a proud tradition of dedicated member service and trust by virtue of its presence in the Manitoba Credit Union landscape over several decades. While our Credit Union continues to evolve with respect to changes in product lines, service channels and new technologies, our roots go back to the very beginnings of the Credit Union movement in our province. Belgian-Alliance Credit Union has three branches located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Caisse Financial Group

P: 204-237-8988 or Toll-Free1-866-926-0706
E: [email protected]

400 – 205 Provencher Boulevard
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R2H 0G4

Caisse Financial Group is a bilingual financial institution offering financial products and services for every phase of life. Caisse has no fee accounts for students and financial skill workshops.

Cambrian Credit Union

P: 204-925-2727 / Toll Free: 1-888-695-8900
E: [email protected]

See website for your local branch address.
, Manitoba Canada

As a credit union, Cambrian has just one focus: helping our members with great products and the best rates possible. Cambrian Credit Union has 12 brances in Winnipeg and 1 in Selkirk, Manitoba.

Canadian Banker’s Association

P: (416) 362-6092
E: [email protected]

Box 348, Commerce Court West,199 Bay Street, 30th Floor
Toronto, Ontario Canada
M5L 1G2

Banks in Canada recognize their responsibility to foster a more inclusive and sustainable future for Indigenous individuals, businesses and communities. These commitments reflect the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s call to action for corporate Canada on building respectful relationships, contributing to employment and supporting economic empowerment. Banks do this by providing banking, borrowing and investment services for Indigenous businesses, governments and families. Beyond providing those essential financial services, banks understand the importance of attracting and retaining Indigenous employees, investing in Indigenous education and financial literacy and taking an active role in community development.

Casera Credit Union

P: 204-958-6600 / 204-958-6300 / 204-958-6320
E: Online Contact Form

720 St. Anne’s Road / 1300 Plessis Road / 8-630 Kildare Ave. East
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R2N 0A2 / R2C 2Y6 / R2C 0P8

At Casera, personal service is not just a promise — it is our purpose. Casera Credit Union’s goal is simple: as a member-focused co-operative, we aim to provide exceptional service and innovative financial solutions to help families prosper, businesses succeed, and communities thrive. Casera Credit Union has three branches located in Winnipeg, Manitoba.


P: (204)944-6963 / Toll Free 1-800-465-2422

CIBC Manitoba Main Banking Centre, 1 Lombard Place, Main Floor
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 0X3

At CIBC, we aim to help our clients, employees, communities and shareholders achieve their ambitions. Our purpose drives our ability to create value for all CIBC stakeholders.

Community Futures

P: 204-943-2905
E: [email protected]

559 – 167 Lombard Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 0V3

Community Futures Manitoba Inc. (CFM) is an association representing 16 Community Future organizations (CFs) established throughout rural and northern Manitoba. The Community Futures Manitoba Board of Directors is comprised of one representative from each of these organizations. Community Futures operates across rural and Northern Canada as a grassroots-driven program created to strengthen rural economies by enabling entrepreneurship and assisting in community economic development. There are 16 Community Futures organizations (CFs) established throughout rural and northern Manitoba. The goal of each CF is to assist the communities in their region to develop their economic potential.

Compass Credit Union

P: (204) 729-4800 / (204) 636-7771 / Toll Free: 1-866-922-7771
E: [email protected]

Main Brandon Branch: 1016 Rosser Avenue / Erickson Branch: 24 Main Street (P.O. Box 100)
Brandon / Erickson, Manitoba Canada
R7A 0L6 / R0J 0P0

Compass Credit Union has a mission to To be a sustainable, dynamic, socially responsible co-operative that provides a lifetime of personal, quality and meaningful support to our members and their communities. They have branches in Brandon and Erickson Manitoba.

Flin Flon Credit Union

P: 204-687-6620
E: [email protected]

36 Main Street
Flin Flon, Manitoba Canada
R8A 1J6

Flin Flon Credit Union has a vision to be the most trusted and valued financial service provider serving Northern Manitoba. Its mission is to develop strong relationships with our members through the provision of high quality products, convenient access and a continuous focus on the long term enrichment of the peoples and communities in Northern Manitoba.

Fusion Credit Union

P: 1 877-226-7957
E: Online Contact Form

See website for your local branch address and phone number.
, Manitoba Canada

Fusion Credit Union is an amalgamation of what was formerly Vanguard Credit Union and Catalyst Credit Union and had branches in Binscarth, Birtle, Brandon, Dauphin, Ethelbert, Gilbert Plains, Hamiota, Inglis, Kenton, Miniota, Oak Lake, Oak River, Roblin, Rorketon, Rossburn, Russell, St. Lazare, and Winnipegosis.

Niverville Credit Union

P: N: 204-388-4747 / L: 204-355-4035 / S: 204-326-3925 / Toll Free: 1-855-500-6593 / Telephone Banking: 1-877-435-0103
E: [email protected] / / [email protected]

Main Niverville Branch: 62 Main Street, Box 430 / Landmark Branch: 207 Main Street, Box 57 / Steinbach Branch: 103-150 Penfeld Drive
Niverville / Landmark / Steinbach, Manitoba Canada
R0A 1E0 / R0A 0X0 / R5G 1V7

Through lasting relationships and competitive, value-added financial solutions, we help our members realize their goals and dreams while enhancing the communities we serve. Niverville Credit Union has branches in Niverville, Landmark and Steinbach Manitoba.

RBC Royal Bank

P: 204-988-4000
E: Online Chat Support

Manitoba Head Office Winnipeg 220 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3C 0A5

RBC is a global financial institution with a purpose-driven, principles-led approach to delivering leading performance, and creating value for our clients and communities.

Rosenort Credit Union

P: R: p 204.746.2355 | 1.800.265.7925 / A: p 204.324.8074 / W: p 204.325.9810 | 1.855.821.8120
E: [email protected]

PO Box 339, 23 Main St. / PO Box 730, Unit 3, 49 4th Avenue NE / 2-575 Boundary Trail
Rosenort / Altona / Winkler, Manitoba Canada
R0G 1W0 / R0G 0B0 / R6W 0L7

Helping people help themselves by offering quality financial services for the benefit of all members. Rosenort Credit Union supports the values of respect, integrity, service and excellence. Each value is reflected in the creation of our vision, the delivery of the mission, and how we interact with each other and our members. The Rosenort Credit Union has branches in Rosenort, Altona and Winkler Manitoba.


P: 204-985-3011 / 1-800-472-6842 / 1 (800) 645-0288 (services for the hearing impaired)

Scotiabank Main Winnipeg Financial Centre: 200 Portage Ave
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3C 3X2

A Canadian-headquartered bank with focus on high-quality growth markets in the Americas. We are a top-five universal bank in each of our core markets, and a top-15 wholesale bank in the U.S., delivering superior advice and services to help our customers get ahead

Steinbach Credit Union

P: 1-204-326-3495 / 204-222-2100 / 204-661-1575 / Toll-Free: 1-800-728-6440

Steinbach Branch, 333 Main Street
Linden Ridge Branch, 2100 McGillivray Blvd./ Lagimodiere Branch, 1575 Lagimodiere Blvd.
Steinbach / Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R5G 1B1 / R3Y 1X2 / R3W 0B9

Established in 1941, SCU (Steinbach Credit Union) is Manitoba’s largest credit union and the eighth largest in Canada, with over $7 billion in assets. We offer a robust suite of products and services for personal, business, and agricultural members, ranging from day-to-day banking, to wealth management, and lending solutions that meet their every need.

Stride Credit Union

P: 204-856-2700 / Toll Free: 877-228-2636
E: [email protected]

Corporate Office and Main Branch 19 Royal Road N
Portage La Prairie, Manitoba Canada
R1N 1T9

Our aim is to make your financial management frictionless – whenever, wherever and however you choose to do it. Stride has its head office in Portage La Prairie and branches can be found in Portage La Prairie, Neepawa, MacGregor, Gladstone, and Austin, Manitoba.

Sunrise Credit Union

P: 204-727-5000
E: [email protected] / [email protected]

Corporate Office and Main Branch: 2305 Victoria Ave
Brandon, Manitoba Canada
R7B 4H7

If you’d prefer to put your money to work in your community helping others, and share in all the benefits of belonging to a co-operative, discover a different way to bank at your local credit union. Integrity, Honesty, a Cooperative Philosophy, Respect, Fairness, Empathy, Trust, Loyalty, Courage and Optimism are the core values that have guided the success of Sunrise Credit Union for more than 75 years.

Swan Valley Credit Union

P: Tel. 204.734.7828 / Toll Free: 1.877.218.7828 / Benito Tel. 204.539.2400
E: Online Contact Form

913 Main Street East, Drawer 1510 / 103 Main Street
Swan River / Benito, Manitoba Canada
R0L 1Z0 / R0L 0C0

On June 10, 1953 twelve individuals met in the Swan River Legion Hall for the purpose of establishing a credit union. A total of $60.75 was pledged in capital and the history of Swan Valley Credit Union began. Incorporated on July 14, 1953, SVCU has grown to over 7,000 members, 314 Million dollars in assets and we employ over 50 people within the valley. Swan Valley Credit Union has brances in Swan River and Benito, Manitoba.

The Manitoba Chambers of Commerce (MCC)

P: 1-204-948-0100
E: [email protected]

550-201 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 3K6

We engage our member chambers and corporate partners to work together and present a unified voice to government. Through proactive advocacy, we connect with elected representatives and political decision-makers to advance our mission to make Manitoba the best place to live and work.

Toronto Dominion Canada Trust

P: 204-988-2285

2799 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 2H5

At TD, there are so many ways to bank. You can bank online, in branch, on the phone and with the TD apps.

Westoba Credit Union

P: 1-877-WESTOBA (937-8622)
E: [email protected]

1890 Pembina Hwy
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3T 5L3

Our credit union community puts members first. We invest our profits right here at home where our members live and work. We support local decision-making through an elected Board of Directors and you have the support of caring and professional employees who deliver exceptional service and always have your best interests at heart. Westoba Student Banking offers a Student Line of Credit, a free chequing account, financial skills workshops and more.

Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce

P: 204-944-8484
E: [email protected]

100-259 Portage Ave.
Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
R3B 2A9

The Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce uses its position as a community leader, a member business supporter and a public policy influencer to build a city where industry prosperity and community wellness grow.

*For more information about the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce’s CODE Collaborative and
Truth and Reconciliation Roadmap, please see Foundations of Reconciliation.

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