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.
“We will forever be grateful for what you have done for us and we are proud to be part of the Métis community – Thank you!.”
Deadly Dan’s Sauces
SMEDCO Success Stories
CEO and co-founder Shannon Loutitt shares how SMEDCO made an impact with her business the 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.
COVID Business Funding
In partnership with Indigenous Services Canada, SMEDCO is offering a COVID-19 impact fund for Metis communities and micro-businesses.