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Business Development

CAFN Business Development provides business support services to CAFN entrepreneurs (Citizens) who are interested in starting or expanding a business. Business development can also help with projects based in CAFN communities that will build entrepreneurial opportunity and capacity.

Business Employment Enhancement Fund (BEEF)

Attention: ALL YUKON BUSINESSES

CAFN introduces the Business Employment Enhancement Fund (BEEF)

What is BEEF?

CAFN has invested $100,000 in a Business Employment Enhancement Fund to enhance employment opportunities for CAFN Citizens through the provision of a non-repayable employment subsidy to a maximum of $10,000 for each approved CAFN Citizen employee.

 What project is eligible?

Projects will be reviewed for alignment with increasing CAFN Citizen employment opportunities within the Yukon with a primary focus on new employment opportunities within the CAFN Traditional Territory.

 Who may propose a project?

  • CAFN Citizen entrepreneurs
  • Dakwakada Development Corporation
  • Champagne Aishihik Development Corporation
  • CAFN Joint Ventures
  • Any business within the Yukon with a primary focus on opportunities within the Traditional Territory

What do you need to provide?

You will need to describe how your project meets the eligibility criteria above and a job description along with the name of the proposed CAFN Citizen employee.

 To apply, please contact:

Fran Asp, Finance and Policy Analyst, (867) 456-6880 or fasp@cafn.ca

For more information, view the BEEF Policy here:  Business Employment Enhancement Fund Policy – approved June 2015

CAFN Businesses: Get on the official CAFN Source List!

Champagne and Aishihik is updating its goods and services source list. The list will support the development and expansion of business by promoting purchase of goods and services from CAFN Citizen-owned businesses.

Please submit the following information to  vinnes@cafn.ca:

  • Contact Name
  • Business Name
  • Address
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Type of Business Services

More business development information:

Entrepreneur Equity Fund

Economic Development