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Invest local BC

Invest Local BC is an initiative of Community Futures Stuart Nechako for local non-profits and businesses to create online forums to fund, support and evolve their initiatives and projects in our communities. Invest Local BC accelerates creative ideas into reality by providing an online platform to seek financial investment and collaboration. Please read their FAQ for more information.

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Bulkley Valley Credit Union

Since May 1941, Bulkley Valley Credit Union has been building a solid financial institution that members from Burns Lake to the Hazeltons have grown to rely on. People helping people is how we began and we strive to remain people-oriented, both in our financial services and through direct involvement with our communities. We are dedicated to local decision-making and local control, key factors in providing the kinds of services that meet the financial needs of individuals and business members alike.

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Community Futures Nadina

Community Futures are developmental lenders. That means we work in collaboration with (not in competition to) conventional lenders like banks and credit unions. Community Futures provides services and program supports to small- and medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs living in rural areas.

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Business Development Bank of Canada

We are Canada’s business development bank and the only financial institution dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs. Our mission is to help create and develop strong Canadian businesses through financing, advisory services and indirect financing, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.

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BC Innovation Council (BCIC) encourages the development and application of advanced or innovative technologies to meet the needs of industry in BC. We accelerate technology commercialization by supporting startups and developing entrepreneurs. BCIC offers a variety of grants to companies as well as links to other programs that offer assistance.

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Bulkley Valley Credit Union Economic Development Fund

The Economic Development Committee will review recommendations from the local Economic Development Sub-Committees for funding request within a specified budget amount set by the Board of Directors.

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Canada Business Network

Government departments and agencies provide financing such as grants, contributions, subsidies, and loan guarantees. Find out what type of government financing may be available for your business. Use the search tool or browse by type of financing.

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