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CAPE Fund's mission is to further a culture of economic independence, ownership, entrepreneurship, and enterprise management among Aboriginal peoples, on or off reserve through the creation and growth of successful businesses.

More specifically, in communities where economic opportunity and capable political leadership are present, CAPE intends to provide, within a spirit and in a context of partnership: equity and quasi equity capital, business expertise, and mentoring on individual projects that are capable of providing both a:

  • Financial Return: A reasonable return based on market conditions and transaction specifics and after taking into the costs associated with the Social Return.
  • Social Return: consisting of the promotion of entrepreneurship, transfer of skills, and in most instances, ultimately the transfer of ownership/control to Aboriginal entrepreneurs or community.