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.

The staff and board at LRCC understand that successful businesses don't "just happen". Our team members have extensive practical experience and backgrounds in business research, business knowledge, and commercial lending.

We continue to maintain business associations and partnerships in the financial industry to help you reach your business goals.

We are here to help you build on your idea, assisting with the development of your business plan, and the financing of your project. Once you are past the start-up, you may still need assistance and we can continue to provide ongoing support as needed.

LRCC provides the following business services:

  • Business Term Loans & Equity Contribution (Grant) Programs
  • MMF Entrepreneurship Initiative (Youth, Fishers, Small/Home-Based Businesses)
  • Developing Business Plans
  • Analyzing Business Performance
  • Business Advisory Services
  • Understanding Financing Options
  • COVID-19 Business Support Programs (when available)

LRCC also provides the following personal services:

MMF First Time Home Purchase Program (FTHPP)

In order to be eligible for consideration of LRCC services, an applicant must be an individual of Métis ancestry or a corporation or other approved entity, controlled or owned by Metis people.

Please visit our webpage at for a breakdown of all available products and services or contact us at:

Address: 340-150 Henry Avenue, Winnipeg, MB, R3B 0J7
Phone: 204-589-0772
Toll Free within Manitoba: 1-800-387-6004
Fax: 204-589-0791

B300-150 Henry Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3B 0J7

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