Wildfire Business Transition Program

The Wildfire Business Transition Program provides hands on support to businesses and not-for-profits affected by the 2017 wildfires in the Cariboo-Chilcotin and Thompson-Nicola regions. Affected Businesses and not-for-profits in the Community Futures Thompson Country region are invited to apply for the following grant programs:

Training Support


The Wildfire Business Transition Program provides financial support provides financial support to accompany the increased training needs of businesses and not-for-profits affected by the 2017 wild fire season.

Eligible organizations can apply for up to a maximum of $10,000 in training support as follows:

  • Up to $2,500 per owner/manager for self-identified Business Coach and/or self-identified eligible training and travel expenses
  • Up to $7,500 for self-identified employee training and travel expenses, not to exceed $2,500 per employee

In order to access the fillable pdf applications below please:

  • Download the application
  • Rename and save the pdf to your computer
  • Open the re-named pdf you have saved and complete the form
  • Save your changes to your computer
  • Follow the instructions on the form to submit

If you have any questions please contact Community Futures at 250-828-8772.

Download the Application

Marketing Support


The Wildfire Business Transition Program provides financial support provides financial support towards the increased marketing needs of businesses and not-for-profits affected by the 2017 wild fire season.

Eligible organizations can apply for up to a maximum of $1,500 in marketing grant funding with:

  • A personal contribution of 25% of the requested amount

In order to access the fillable pdf applications below please:

  • Download the application
  • Rename and save the pdf to your computer
  • Open the re-named pdf you have saved and complete the form
  • Save your changes to your computer
  • Follow the instructions on the form to submit

If you have any questions please contact Community Futures at 250-992-2322 or toll-free at 877-992-2322.

Download the Application

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