To support businesses through this difficult time, we have compiled a list of resources, making it as easy as possible for you to access the help that you need. As things quickly unfold, new measures are being introduced. We will make every effort to provide the most current and relevant information available.
In recognition of the significant impact COVID-19 is having on the economy, Spruce Grove City Council will be providing our community with options that will give short-term financial relief.
Visit our ALERTS page for additional information pertaining to COVID-19.
Up to $30,000 in support for small and medium-sized businesses. This program will launch in April 2021.
Low-interest loans of $25,000 - $1 million to cover operational cash flow needs for businesses heavily impacted by COVID-19.
Subsidy for businesses to retain employees, increase cash flow, and support them to help pay rent.
A grant of up to 20% towards qualifying research and development expenditures.
Funding of up to $20,000 for small and medium-sized busineses, co-ops and non-profits.
Interest-free loans of up to $60,000 for businesses and non-profits impacted by COVID-19.
Businesses can apply for a maximum subsidy rate at 65% (40% base rate + 25% top-up).
Funding up to $10,000 for pre- and post-revenue high potential, high growth, technology or knowledge-based Alberta small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs).
Funding up to $5,000 for Canadian busineses to purchase PPE, renovate space, and improve e-commerce.
For large employers whose needs during COVID-19 are not met through conventional financing.
Interest free repayable funding of up to $2,000,000.
New restrictions and stronger public measures in efforts to protect the health system and slow the spread of COVID-19.
A website to help business reopen during COVID-19. Includes a red tape reduction form where you can share your ideas.
A program to help entrepreneurs get their businesses back on track, and mitigate the effects of future business interruptions.
A guide to help businesses navigate government resources best suited to their needs
Employers who want to keep an employment relationship may lay off an employee for a maximum duration of 120 consecutive days.
The government will freeze education property taxes & will defer for 6 months.
Additional investments to support businesses from the economic impacts of COVID-19.
Government of Canada is asking suppliers to provide products and services.
Alberta Government seeking companies that have a product or service to offer.
Canadian Chamber helping business navigate the COVID-19 reality and prepare for recovery.
Keeping You Informed:
In recognition of the impact of COVID-19, City Council is providing options for financial relief.
A phased relaunch to reopen closed businesses and services and get people back to work.
Guidance on Essential Services and Functions in Canada During the COVID-19 pandemic.
Helping business and individuals through the COVID-19 outbreak.
Access at-a-glance information about the COVID-19 pandemic across all provinces.
Self-assessment, prevention, risk, symptoms, treatment, and more. Supports for business and individuals.
Travel restrictions and other important travel-related information.
Weekly overview of response to the COVID-19 pandemic.