We’re supporting women entrepreneurs all the way.

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In partnership with

We're supporting women entrepreneurs all the way.

Get in touch now

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* Terms and conditions apply

By phone

604-829-5560
Mon - Fri: 9 am to 5 pm 
Sat: 9 am to 3 pm

By phone

604-829-5560
Mon - Fri: 9 am to 5 pm 
Sat: 9 am to 3 pm

If you have any questions, email us at unitywomenentrepreneursprogram
@vancity.com
or contact your Community Business Account Manager or Small Business Advisor and they’ll be happy to give you more details and get the ball rolling.

If you have any questions, email us at unitywomenentrepreneursprogram@vancity.com or contact your Community Business Account Manager or Small Business Advisor and they’ll be happy to give you more details and get the ball rolling.

Vancity is proud to partner with Women’s Enterprise Centre to support our local women entrepreneurs, helping you to navigate your business through COVID-19 and beyond. Our new Unity Women Entrepreneurs Program is a holistic package providing you with access to the funds, business support, and a network of like-minded women entrepreneurs you need to thrive. Also available to non-members.

Unity Women Entrepreneurs Program

In partnership with

  • Access up to $150,000
  • First six months no payments (interest-free for six months)
  • Next six months option for interest only
  • Prime plus 3%*
  • Maximum amortization 5 years
  • Principal repayments can be made at any time
  • All administration, application and other loan fees are waived for 5 years
  • Business must be in existence for 2 or more years to qualify

Vancity Unity Women Entrepreneurs Loan:

Program Overview: Loan + Support

  • Online education and resources on financial management, leadership, marketing and more
  • Preferred entry into Women’s Enterprise Centre Mentoring Program for six months of mentorship with an experienced entrepreneur (subject to availability)
  • Professional business support and connections with a community of other women business owners throughout BC

Support Services provided by Women’s Enterprise Centre:

About Women’s Enterprise Centre
Women’s Enterprise Centre is a non-profit organization devoted to helping BC women start, lead and grow their own businesses. Women’s Enterprise Centre has fueled the success of women-led businesses since 1995, providing business loans up to $150K, business advice, skills training, mentoring, practical resources and a supportive community to help women business owners gain the skills, mindset, financing and networks they need to realize their business potential.

*The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is based on the loan being interest free for the first 6 months: 0.00% per annum and after 6 months, the APR is set at Vancity Prime +3% per annum. The APR is based on a $5,000 loan with monthly payments starting after 6 months and paid through a 5 year term. APR assumes no fees apply. Rates subject to change without notice. Vancity Prime is the variable rate of interest per year declared from time to time to be the prime rate for Canadian dollar loans made by Vancity. The interest rate on your loan will change whenever Vancity Prime varies.

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