Welcome to Community Futures. We offer financing, training, and advisory services for small businesses and entrepreneurs in our community. Community Futures organizations have been dedicated to promoting rural economic development for over 20 years.




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         Emergency Business Loan



For Businesses that have been affected by the Covid – 19 Virus

Many businesses have been or will be affected by the recent measures encouraging social distancing to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus.


Businesses are a foundation to any community and key to a community’s success. When businesses can’t operate or have operated at reduced levels due to an emergency situation, we know they require support to get them back on track.

Emergency Business Loan Program

The Emergency Business Loan Program provides financial support to businesses that have not been able to operate or have operated at a reduced level for more than 5 days due to the emergency. In this case it is the Covid-19 Virus.

Financing is provided in the form of a repayable loan with relaxed terms and interest rates.

We are here to help you. Call us to see if your business is eligible for the Emergency Business Loan Program.

Contact Information

Business Loans Analyst Bonnie McLean

Phone: 250 782 8748

Cell: 250 219 1875

Email: bmclean@communityfutures.biz


Community Futures Emergency Loan Application

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Covid-19 small business supports

Business Façade Program

The City of Dawson Creek, in partnership with Northern Development Initiative Trust, is happy to provide incentive for businesses to make improvements to their building’s exterior.

The Business Façade Improvement program aims to encourage exterior upgrades by providing grants for eligible costs, up to a maximum of $5,000.  Projects must have a minimum total of $1,000 to be eligible.  Please review the program guide carefully for information on eligible and ineligible expenses, as well as the intake process.

How do I apply?

The 2020 Business Façade Program is now full.

Business Façade Improvement 2020 Program Guide

Business Façade Improvement 2020 Application

For more information, contact Joanna Phinney from Community Futures at (250)-782-8748 or jphinney@communityfutures.biz.



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