Submit Your Business Plan

Thank you for your interest in the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba’s business advising and financing services. Please complete and submit the form below, ensuring you attach a copy of your business plan. Upon receipt of your completed form and business plan, one of our Business Advisors will contact you in five to seven business days to discuss next steps. We will print a copy of this form for you to sign prior to your meeting with a Business Advisor.

Be sure to retain a copy of your business plan for your records as the version you provide to the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba will not be returned to you. If you have any questions, please contact us by telephone: 204-988-1860 (in Winnipeg) or 1-800-203-2343 (in Manitoba); or email: wecinfo@wecm.ca

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Your Personal Contact Info











Self-Identification (optional)
AboriginalDisabledFrancophoneImmigrantSocial EnterpriseVisible MinorityYouth (under 29)

How did you learn about us?
InternetWEC Website/EmailWord of Mouth/Friend or FamilyBusiness InfoCentre/World Trade CentreAboriginal PartnersAdvertising/TV/Radio/NewspaperChamber of CommerceFinancial InstitutionGovernment Referral Phone BookTrade Show/PresentationWEC Business AnalystWomen Business Owners of ManitobaSocial MediaOther

Business Partner Contact Info (if applicable)











Self-Identification (optional)
AboriginalDisabledFrancophoneImmigrantSocial EnterpriseVisible MinorityYouth (under 29)

Your Business Overview

Business Status
Not StartedOpen Full TimeOpen Part TimeOpen Seasonal

Organization Type
Sole ProprietorshipPartnershipCorporation

Business Name








Percentage Female Owned

Sector (choose one)
Retail TradeOther Services (including Service to Oil and Gas Extraction)Accommodation and Food ServicesManufacturingArts, Entertainment and RecreationAgriculture, Forestry, Fishing and HuntingConstructionWholesale TradeTransportation and WarehousingInformation and Cultural IndustriesReal Estate and Rental and LeasingProfessional, Scientific and Technical ServicesManagement of Companies and EnterprisesAdministrative and Support, Waste Management and Remediation ServicesMining

Market Area
WinnipegManitobaCanadaUnited StatesInternational

Time Commitment
Full-TimePart-TimeSeasonalOne-Time Project

Is your business home-based?
yesno

If you are not currently a business owner, have you have ever owned a business?
yesno

Please rate your knowledge and experience of the following on a scale of 1-5, where 1 is very little, and 5 is extensive.

Business Operation
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Marketing
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Human Resource Management
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Information Technology
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Financial Statements/Analysis
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Will you be seeking a loan from the Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba?
yesno


Are you applying for financing elsewhere?
yesno

Have you had any personal or business problems with credit?
yesno

Is there anything else that you would like to share?

Please upload your business and financial plans.


Acknowledgement and Release

I / we acknowledge the Women’s Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) is NOT providing me with professional financial or legal advice, but rather offers itself as a source of information, counsel, support and direction to further resources.

I / we acknowledge that the WECM has advised me to seek professional financial and legal advice and to conduct my own investigations into all matters pertaining to my business plan. The WECM has advised me not to rely solely on the information and advice given to me by or on behalf of the WECM.

I / we hereby release the WECM, its directors, representatives and employees from responsibility should I choose to act solely on the information and advice provided to me by or on behalf of the WECM.

I / we acknowledge as well that the WECM, its directors, representatives and employees have not held themselves to be expert in any particular field, but rather to be a source of information, support and encouragement for women in business.


On behalf of myself, the company, partnership, or organization that I represent, I acknowledge that I have read and understood the above.

Privacy Notice and Consent

The Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba (WECM) values our relationship with you and respects your privacy. We do not sell or barter your information to third parties. There may be times when the information you have provided may be used for statistical or research purposes. Your information will be used in a manner that will ensure its confidentiality.

I understand and acknowledge that WECM collects, uses and discloses my personal information on the basis outlined in WECM’s Privacy Code.


By requesting and using WECM’s services, I hereby consent to the collection, use and disclosure of my personal information by WECM only as indicated above.

Applicant Declaration


On behalf of myself, the company, partnership, or organization that I represent, I acknowledge that I have read and understood the above.

I declare that all information provided herein is true, complete and correct, to the best of my knowledge. I further consent to the Women's Enterprise Centre of Manitoba retaining copies of any and all information and documents received from the undersigned, including any business plan and supporting documents.


I acknowledge that I have read and consent to the above Applicant Declaration.


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