Indigenous Small Business


Certified indigenous businesses that are 51% or more indigenous owned and that have LESS THAN 10 employees. This could include Development Corporations.


FNPA provides annual General Memberships to entities wholly owned by First Nations including economic development corporations, bands and tribal councils. General Members have direct access to FNPA support and must be the lead project proponent. To develop and implement power generation or other related projects, the project must also be partnered with an experienced development company.

Our staff has experience working with multiple stakeholders in the energy development pathway, preliminary project analysis (technical and economic), stakeholder engagement, utility negotiations, procurement and project management. Through FNPA, Indigenous Members can make informed decisions about the power sector before committing substantial resources to development activities.

FNPA Membership provides access to opportunities in the power industry and is designed to create real value for through long‐term investment returns, employment, wealth creation and sustainability.

General Members are each entitled to one vote to elect qualified directors to the FNPA Board of Directors.