Resources & Grants

Resources

Community Futures - Central Kootenay

Non-profit community Economic Development Association

West Kootenay Investment Co-op

Investment Co-op geared towards financing businesses in the West Kootenay Boundary

East Kootenay Columbia Investment Co-op

Investment Co-op geared towards financing businesses in the East Kootenay/Columbia Boundary

Creston and District Community Investment Co-op

Community investment tool that aims to direct investment capital from local residents to local ventures

Imagine Kootenay

Connect small business buyers and sellers in the community with the goal of attracting investment and workforce development

Community Futures - East

Non-profit community Economic Development Association

Women's Enterprise Center

Non-profit devoted to helping B.C women start, lead and grow businesses

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Community
Grants

CBT Apprentice Wage Subsidy Program

First come, first serve until funds are expended

CBT Co-op Wage Subsidy

First come, first serve until funds are expended

CBT Career Internship Program

Open until all funding has been committed

CBT Food Producer Wage Subsidy

Open until all funding has been committed

Metis Microbusiness Grant

Rolling applications

Ktunaxa Ready Business Directory

ongoing

Provincial
Grants

Indigenous Community Business Fund

Ongoing

Community Gaming Grants

Ongoing rolling intake based on non-profit sector

WorkBC Employer Training Grant

Ongoing rolling intake

B.C. PST Rebate on Machinery and Equipment

September 30 2022

Stronger BC Future Leaders Program

Funding to come later this year, workshops open now

Federal
Grants

Jobs and Growth Fun

Ongoing

Canada Worker Lockdown Benefit

7-May-22

Canada Digital Adoption Program

Program has been proposed, more info soon

Large Employer Financing Facility

Ongoing