The Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program offers small business loans to people with disabilities who are interested in starting or growing their own business.
Loans are available to entrepreneurs with a viable business idea who have a disability or an ongoing health condition.
In house or on-line resources and training are available for supporting your goal of self-employment.
Who Can Apply
How are our loans geared to help you?
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Established in 1986, the BC Community Futures Network consists of 34 Community Futures offices across the province, as well as a provincial association located in Vancouver.
Our newly expanded Entrepreneurs with Disabilities program assists individuals with disabilities to access small business loans in order to support their pursuit of self-employment. Self employment can offer people with disabilities flexible work arrangements and the opportunity to build on their existing skills and expertise while generating additional income.
Community Futures EDP Website
Supporting individuals with a self-identified disability or ongoing health condition to explore self-employment concept, viability and launch of a business.
Are you ready to be an entrepreneur? The Pre-Accelerator is a 12 week program in which participants create their entrepreneurial portfolio and business plan.
Providing access to business coaching, business skills training and mentoring.
To be eligible you must:
The Pre-Accelerator program starts April 1st!
BC Registry Services
If you are starting a new business, you can use the provincial government’s BC Registry service. This service was developed by the BC government to make it easier to register a business in British Columbia.
This service can be used by:
You can use this service to:
Community Futures Sun Country recognizes and acknowledges with gratitude we are collectively gathered on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territories of the Nlaka'pamux, Secwepemc, St’átl’imx, and Stó:lō Nations where we live, learn, collaborate and work together