COVID-19 Message

Small businesses across the country are facing a lot of uncertainty as a result of COVID-19. It is a challenging time as a business owner is to lead your company through this crisis.

Community Futures Cowichan understands this and encourages all our clients to connect with us on ways we can support you through this. We can be reached by phone: 250-746-1004, or email Our office remains closed to the public and most staff are working remotely.

CFC’s small but dedicated team is working hard to support our clients and get important updates out to the Cowichan Business Community.

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) – Community Futures Stream

UPDATED: May 21, 2021.

The RRRF program has been extended to June 30, 2021.

This Government of Canada fund has been established to support small and medium-sized businesses that have been negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Approximately $39.3 million has been allocated to western Canada. You can now apply under the revised guidelines.

Full details here on this Federal Program - Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

The link below connects you to a valuable resource:

BC Manufacturing Alliance

In response to COVID-19, the federal government wants to hear from manufacturers about their ability to pivot and provide necessary products or services. One critical area of focus: increase the production of essential medical supplies. Connect with them if your business can help.