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Providing financing solutions and empowering Métis owned businesses across the province of Saskatchewan since 1987.
SaskMétis Economic Development Corporation is a Saskatchewan Métis-Owned Lending Institution created to finance the start-up, acquisition and/or expansion of viable Métis controlled small businesses based in Saskatchewan.
SMEDCO Success Stories
CEO and co-founder Shannon Loutitt shares how SEMDCO helped International Indigenous Speakers Bureau.
Empowered Métis Individuals
Funds Distributed to Date
Developer of the Year
“With 8 staff and over 100 years lending experience, to date SMEDCO has helped 1,000’s of businesses in Saskatchewan. During the pandemic they have provided relief funding of over $10 Million.
Thank you for your hard work and amazing efforts during this challenging year!”
— Saskatchewan Indigenous Economic Development Network (SIEDN)
Assistance for Métis Entrepreneurs
SMEDCO has been making loans to Métis business since 1987. Loans can be used to finance the start-up, purchases and/or expansion of Métis owned businesses.
MECAP – COVID Business Relief Loans and Grants
SMEDCO is offering the Metis Emergency Capital Assistance Program (MECAP) through support from the Metis Nation – Saskatchewan and the Federal Government of Canada.
Assistance for First-time Homebuyers
SMEDCO is proud to offer the Métis Nation-Saskatchewan First-Time Home Buyers Program to eligible Métis citizens in Saskatchewan.
FTHBP Program Affordability Calculator
Use this calculator to determine what you can afford to purchase.