The Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation Inc. (SIEF) is pleased to accept applications/nominations for the annual “Entrepreneurial Spirit Award”. This award is given to a First Nation entity that is an individual, business, corporation, organization, or First Nation that exemplifies forward movement and involvement to create sustainable economic development for First Nations of Saskatchewan. To qualify for this award or to nominate someone, the following criteria must be met:
- be the owner/operator of a business for a minimum of one year and demonstrate that the business is viable and sustainable.
- or be a First Nation community or organization that has a focus on First Nation business/economic development
Qualifications may include the number of employees; value to the community, the use of various management tools and testimony of the entrepreneur as to the determination, drive, and process to achieve success.