Community Futures British Columbia — Financing programs for entrepreneurs
If you live in rural British Columbia, you could get a loan of up to $150,000 to start or grow a small business. You need to:
- Have a viable business idea
- Create a business plan
- Invest some of your money in the project, in most cases
Other conditions apply.
For the Self-Employment Program, you need to be receiving Employment Insurance or to have received it within the last few years.
Other services like business training and counselling may also be available.