CR Grant Assist Program

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The City of Campbell River Economic Development team has created a new program - CR Grant Assist. This program will allow small businesses, business groups, start-ups and innovators to access a grant writer who will be able to provide up to 5 hours of grant application review and content development.

Marla Temoin of Momentum Writing and Consulting is available to help local businesses navigate the grant application process during this unprecedented time. She will provide expertise and guidance to businesses seeking financial support to help alleviate the challenges posed by COVID-19.  Marla will help to ensure your business meets eligibility criteria, has clear objectives and develops a complete workplan that aligns with appropriate outcomes. You will have a strong, organized and compelling proposal that clearly communicates the values and mission of your business.

View a list of Federal and Provincial Business Loans and Grants


Small Business BC

Small Business BC helps British Columbia’s entrepreneurs grow successful and sustainable businesses through expert business advisors, educational services, easy-to-use free resources and engaging community events.

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Export Navigator

Exporting allows you to expand the horizons of your small business beyond the local market. Export Navigator’s community-based advisors provide FREE support and ongoing guidance to help your business grow outside of B.C. Whether you need export advice or help with developing export strategies and researching new markets, we are standing by to connect you with expert guidance.

Our advisors offer:

  • An export readiness assessment
  • A business readiness assessment
  • Market entry strategy support
  • Market tools and information
  • Streamlined service connections to support services

The Export Navigator program is supported by the Province of B.C. and Western Economic  Diversification Canada and delivered by Small Business BC, and Community Futures.

Visit the Export Navigator website


Venture Connect

List your business for sale for free! Venture Connects mission is to maintain strong communities in British Columbia through business retention. They help businesses find new owners, and buyers find the right businesses.

The Venture Connect program is supported by the Province of B.C., BC Economic Atlas and Community Futures and delivered by Small Business BC.

Visit the Venture Connect website.


Community Futures

For over 30 years, Community Futures been fostering entrepreneurship in rural BC. They offer small business loans, business counseling and specialized services to help you start or grow a business, and to help communities become more resilient and dynamic.

Visit the Community Futures website.