Special Loans and Initiatives

focused on your special business needs

In addition to the services individual credit unions are able to offer their commercial clients, the credit union system participates in the following provincial and national initiatives to improve access to capital for businesses in our communities.

In Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia

AgriInvest Savings Account

In Nova Scotia

Small Business Financing Program

Delivered exclusively through Nova Scotia credit unions, the Small Business Loan Program provides financing to small businesses for start-up and/or growth and expansions. Term loans, lines of credit and working capital is available. All industries and sectors are eligible, including immigrant businesses, co-operatives and social enterprises. The program is a partnership between local credit unions, the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council and the Province of Nova Scotia. For more information, visit your local credit union, download our brochure, or call 902-896-7291.

Community Impact Investment Loan Program

In partnership with the Nova Scotia Co-operative Council, Atlantic Central is working with credit unions in Nova Scotia in offering a Community Impact Investment Loan Program.  Community enterprises are able to apply for funding in support of community initiatives that are making a real impact on the environmental and social well-being of their community.

For more information on the Community Impact Investment Program, click here.


Canada Small Business Financing (CSBF) Program

For information on the Canada Small Business Financing (CSBF) Program click here.