Jobs and Growth Fund in British Columbia

By mmuise

Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacifiCan) supports innovation, business growth and community economic development in British Columbia. The Jobs and Growth Fund provides funding to businesses and organizations to help create jobs and position local economies for long-term growth.

Comments on Funding:

1. The maximum funding available for a project is $10 million.
2. Eligible businesses can receive interest-free repayable funding for up to 50% of eligible costs*.
3. Eligible not-for-profit organizations can receive non-repayable funding for up to 90% of eligible costs.
4. Not-for-profit organizations proposing to undertake commercial projects will be considered businesses for the purpose of the program.
5. Stacking of government funding (from all 3 levels of governments) is limited to up to 75% of eligible costs for businesses / commercial projects.
6. In exceptional cases, Indigenous clients can receive funding for up to 100% of eligible project costs.

Deadline: Applications are closed. Stay tuned for future intake announcements.

Applicants must be:

  • businesses;
  • not-for-profit organizations and community economic development partners, including municipalities, post-secondary institutions, provinces and related entities and Indigenous organizations;
  • Indigenous-led organizations and/or businesses.

    Sole proprietors are not eligible.
Application Steps:


Documentation Needed:


Other Things to Note:

The application intake for this program is currently closed. Please check back for future application intakes.

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