On March 25th, Community Futures Thompson Country launched two new services to assist businesses in Kamloops, Clearwater, Barriere, Sun Peaks and Chase for those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Businesses can now access the COVID-19 Loan program and COVID-19 Business Support Program.

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COVID-19 Loan program

A new COVID-19 loan program will provide businesses up to $20,000 based on business assessed needs and impact requirements. These loans will be streamlined application and approval processes, no administration fees, low-interest rates and interest-only options for the first 3 months. Information about the loan requirements and application can be found on the CFTC website, www.communityfurtures.net or by phone 250-828-8772.

COVID-19 Business Support Program

The business community is facing an incredible amount of stress and confusion trying to navigate access to provincial and federal relief funding. Community Futures will also be providing one-on-one virtual and telephone support through the new COVID-19 Business Support Program. CFTC will help in completing the required application for relief funding. To access the services businesses call Community Futures Thomspon Country office at 250-828-8772 or email reception@communityfutures.net

Community Futures Thompson Country office is closed to the public as per the direction of the CDC. You can still reach all CFTC services and staff through phone or email. Contact hours are 8 AM – 4 PM, Monday through Friday (excluding statutory holidays).

Contact Downtown Kamloops through phone 250-372-3242 or email admin@downtownkamloops.com

For information on resources and updates for COVID-19: https://www.downtownkamloops.com/covid-19/

To know about all downtown business Closures + Takeout Options: https://www.downtownkamloops.com/downtown-kamloops-business-closures-updates-ykastrong/

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