Community Futures offers help to businesses during pandemic

The COVID-19 Loan Program and the COVID-19 Business Support Program have been created to assist businesses in Kamloops, Clearwater, Barriere, Sun Peaks and Chase

Community Futures Thompson Country is offering businesses in Kamloops, Clearwater, Barriere, Sun Peaks and Chase assistance in the form of two new services, introduced amid the COVID-19 pandemic: COVID-19 Loan Program and COVID-19 Business Support Program.

The COVID-19 Loan Program will provide business loans of up to $20,000 based on business analyst assessed needs and impact requirements. The loans will have streamlined application and approval processes, no administration fees, lower interest rates and an interest-only option for the first three months. More comprehensive loans are available for businesses with needs beyond the scope of the program.

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The COVID-19 Business Support Program will provide one-to-one virtual and telephone support to businesses to help them in completing the required applications for relief funding.

Businesses can access the service by calling 250-828-8772 or by emailing

The Community Futures Thompson Country’s downtown office is closed to the public due to the pandemic, but all services and staff remain available to clients and the public through telephone and email, Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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