Whether you are looking to start your own business or to support and grow your existing business, these resources should help.
Stay tuned for more Economic Development resources coming soon, including a how-to manual for entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Find Covid-19 resources for your business here.
If you are conducting business within the Village of Clinton, you require a business license. More information regarding Business Licenses and the Village of Clinton Business License Bylaw can be found here.
Please follow this link to fill out the contact form to have your business or organization added to the Business Directory. Any images or logos can be emailed to email@example.com.
The Business Directory can be viewed here.
Contact Meghan at firstname.lastname@example.org to join the community e-newsletter for information on current economic development projects and resources.
The Love Clinton program, part of the larger "Love Northern BC" funded by the Northern Development Initiative Trust, is an online marketing program promoting locally owned, independent businesses in Clinton. It is designed to help locally-owned, independent businesses strengthen their competitiveness with an online presence and help retain dollars in the local economy.
By joining the program, locally-owned independent businesses receive their own webpage on the site along with professional photographs of their goods or services and a professional write-up for a one-time $100 fee.
Local businesses interested in joining can complete their application online here or emailing email@example.com for more information.
Learn more about your eligibility here.
ABCDC is a nonprofit organization located in Prince George, B.C involved in supporting business, community, and economic development. Here are some of the services they offer to assist entrepreneurs and communities:
- Market research
- Business plan development
- Financial forecasting
- Small business loan acquisition
- Community economic development
- Economic development training, and much more.
Community Futures provides services and program supports to small- and medium-sized business owners and entrepreneurs living in rural areas with services including:
- A variety of small business loans
- Business planning support
- Small business training
- One-on-one start-up or expansion consulting
- Support in gaining access to other small business supports, information, and access to capital
- Facility rentals to local groups and small businesses
NDIT offers a range of business development programs suited to a diverse set of economic development priorities in central and northern British Columbia including:
- Competitive Consulting Rebate
- Small Business Recovery Consulting Rebate
- Love Northern BC
- Business Facade Improvement Program
- Northern Industries Innovation Fund
BC Bid - Province of BC
BC Bid lets you access, create, browse and compete on public sector business opportunities.
BC Business Match - Community Futures
BC Business Match helps entrepreneurs and their families find the right business for their skills and interests and relocated from large urban centres. Non-metropolitan BC business owners are provided with an opportunity to advertise the selling of their business to qualified buyers, giving entrepreneurs an opportunity to relocate to these smaller communities.
Destination BC is the destination marketing organization for B.C. and has a variety of regularly updated resources available to businesses in the tourism industry.
BC agency that connects entrepreneurs to funding, resources, and support. Innovate BC supports all size companies, across all sectors, all over the province.
Innovate BC is currently offering a pilot program to eligible called the Digital Economy: Rapid Response + Resiliency (DER3) Program which provides support for getting your business online. More information regarding the DER3 Program can be found here.
Small Business BC - Province of BC
Small Business BC provides comprehensive business information and planning resources for starting and growing a business in British Columbia.
Small Business BC also hosts the BC Marketplace which hosts listings for nearly 2000 BC owned businesses. Discover local businesses or list your business for free by visiting the online marketplace here.
Support Local BC is an online gift certificate marketplace with 100% of the proceeds going directly to the business owners. It’s free for eligible, small, independently-owned businesses to sign up.
Women’s Enterprise Centre is a non-profit organization devoted to helping BC women start, lead and grow their own business.
Work BC provides a wide range of services, programs, and resources for workers. Some of their services include:
- Assistance finding jobs and exploring careers
- Wage subsidy programs
- Training and education
- Business planning resources
- Employer resources including job postings, funding, and programs for job and skills training
- Resources for all British Columbian workers
Most of Work BC's resources are available online but there are also Work BC Offices located nearby in the communities of Ashcroft and 100 Mile House.
BizPaL is an innovative online service that provides you with simplified access to information about business permits, licenses, and other requirements needed to establish, operate and grow your business. It is funded by federal, provincial/territorial, municipal governments, and First Nations.
Futurpreneur Canada is the only national, non-proﬁt organization that provides ﬁnancing, mentoring, and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. They have an internationally recognized mentoring program that matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 3,000 volunteer mentors.
Resources on business taxes, permits and regulations, intellectual property, business support, and how to sell to the government. This site also includes services and information on all stages of business development from starting a business to maintaining and growing your business.