Taking Care of Business is a platform used by 17 of the 34 Community Futures offices in BC to deliver support and funding to businesses, enterprising not-for-profits, entrepreneurs, startups, and micro-businesses in their regions. These supports are part of the Disaster Recovery & Economic Adjustment Initiative (DREAI) program, with funding provided by Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan).
Taking Care of Business was originally created in November 2020 by 7 Community Futures offices to provide online supports for businesses impacted by mill closures. With funding from PacifiCan, Community Futures now provides DREAI program supports to 17 regions in BC.
Community Futures is a non-profit community business financing and development organization, created in 1985 to support small and medium-sized enterprises located in rural communities across Canada. Learn more at www.communityfutures.ca.