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

"Spark" Mentorships and Grants Program

September 30, or until funds have been expended.

B.C. Marketplace

Deadline: Ongoing

Women’s Enterprise Centre Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

Deadline: June 30,2021

CBT Apprentice Wage Subsidy Program

Deadline: First come, first serve until funds are expended

CBT Co-op Wage Subsidy

Deadline: First come, first serve until funds are expended

CBT Career Internship Program

Deadline: Open until all funding has been committed

CBT Food Producer Wage Subsidy

Deadline: Open until all funding has been committed

Metis Microbusiness Grant

Deadline: Rolling applications

Provincial
Grants

Small and Medium-Sized Business Recovery Grant

Deadline: July 2nd, 2021

Launch Online Grant

Funds expended, Applications closed

StrongerBC Future Leaders Program

Deadline: Funding to come later this year, workshops open now

WorkBC Employer Training Grant

Deadline: Intake 2 open until August 30, 2021. Intake 3 will begin after this date.

B.C Increased Employment Incentive

Deadline: 31 December 2021

B.C PST Rebate on Select Machinery/Equipment

Deadline: 31 March, 2022

Alacrity Canada Digital Marketing Bootcamp

Deadline: Ongoing, rolling intake

Workplace Accessibility Grant

Deadline: April 30,2022

Federal
Grants

Canada Emergency Business Account

June 30,2021

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

June 30,2021

Business Credit Availability Program

December 31,2021

Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy

August 29,2021

Work-Sharing Program

September 26,2021

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund- Community Futures Stream

June 30,2021

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund- Women's Enterprise Initiative Stream

June 30,2021

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund- Requests over $40,000

June 30,2021

Highly Affected Sectors Credit Availability Program

December 31,2021

Support for Indigenous Businesses

June 30,2021

Large Employer Financing Facility

Open as long as current economic situation persists

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Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy & Lockdown Support

Tentatively September 25, 2021