The BC Circuit Breaker Business Relief Grant allows businesses who had to partially or fully close due to the March 31, 2021 Provincial Health Officer and April 23, 2021 Emergency Programs Act orders to apply to receive $2,000 to $20,000 in relief funding.
Funding does not need to be paid back and is based on the number of employees or contracted staff.
|Number of BC employees or contracted staff||Grant amount|
|None (or indeterminate for short term accommodation businesses)||$2,000|
|1 to 4||$4,000|
|5 to 99||$10,000|
Eligible businesses include those hospitality, fitness, and accommodation industries, and must have been in operation and registered in BC as of February 1, 2021. Applications can be submitted up until June 4, 2021 or until there is no funding left.
Applications can be submitted online and must include your direct deposit information in addition to one of the following documents:
- Notice of Assessment
- Business license
- Liquor license
- Insurance policy
- Lease agreement
If you would like to apply for the grant or find more information, please visit the government site by clicking here or contact our office.