BC Businesses that were mandated to close by the public health order announced by Dr. Bonnie Henry on December 21/21 are eligible for a one-time relief grant of up to $10,000. According the BC COVID-19 Closure Relief Grant page. Applications are open now.
Grants of $1,000-$10,000 are available to eligible for-profit businesses that were forced to close because of the December 21/22 Provincial Health Officer order.
Businesses that were forced to close include:
Grants do not have to be paid back unless the business is found to not be following orders or funds are misused. The grant may be used for rent, utilities, insurance, maintenance, and employee wages.
Available funding if your business can reopen starting January 20, 2022
No staff: $1,000
1 to 4: $2,000
Available funding if your business remains closed because of the January 18, 2022 PHP orders
No staff: $2,000
1 to 4: $4,000
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