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Investments and Business Resources

"The best in the West by a damsite!"

Brooks Region offers programs through out the County of Newell to help small businesses grow economically and enhance being Newell Proud.

Blade Sign Program: Offering businesses an opportunity to add an attractive feature to storefronts.

Blade Sign Application

Business Beautification Program: Brooks Region Economic Development, along with Community Futures Chinook, is pleased to offer businesses in the Brooks Region an opportunity to receive a beautification loan and grant to enhance the appearance of a business.

Business Beautification Program Application

Business Link – offers free business help to Alberta Businesses

COVID-19 Support Funding For Small Businesses

Additional Relief measures for small businesses impacted by COVID-19 have been announced from both the Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada this week:

Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant
Applications for a second payment of the Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant will open soon. The grant offers financial assistance to Alberta businesses, cooperatives, and non-profit organizations that were ordered to close or curtail operations and that experienced a revenue reduction of at least 40%, as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses can now receive a second payment of up to $5,000. Click here to learn more.

Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS)
Small businesses can also apply for the Government of Canada’s new Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS). Canadian businesses, non-profit organizations, or charities who have seen a drop in revenue due to the COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for a subsidy to cover part of their commercial rent or property expenses, starting on September 27, 2020, until June 2021. Click here to learn more.

Enhanced Public Health Measures
Click here to learn about the updated measures that were announced yesterday.

ShopHere Program – Brooks Region offers Free ShopHERE powered by Google program to get local businesses online.

Community Futures Wild Rose

Growing communities one idea at a time

For all your business development needs Community Futures can help.

Community Futures Wild Rose – Business Plan

Fire Advisory - Set August 23, 2021 at 12:00 hours.Click here for more information.