Provides free one-to-one, confidential business counselling and assessment services to owners of existing small – medium sized businesses in the Columbia Basin, including social enterprises. To participate in the program, the business or social enterprise must be: headquartered in the Basin, actively conducting business and earning business income, and in compliance with all Canadian laws and regulations.
Community Futures Revelstoke (CFDC) offers business loans, equity financing, employment and business-related counselling, access to training, knowledge, experience and advice from people who know and understand business, and support in developing financial and human resources for employment creation and economic diversification in Revelstoke. CFDC administrates the Self-Employment Benefit Program.
The Revelstoke Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit organization offering services to local businesses including membership information, business directory, news and events. The Chamber also manages the community visitor centre and tourism marketing in partnership with the City of Revelstoke, The Revelstoke Accommodation Association, Destination BC and Kootenay Rockies Tourism.
StartUp Revelstoke was formed in 2017 to nurture a startup ecosystem that supports the diversification and growth of the economy. We help founders overcome barriers to launching their venture. Whether you are at the idea, launch or growth stage, we can provide one-on-one business coaching and connect you to other entrepreneurs to help guide you through your startup journey. In addition, our regular programming and focused events help support the entrepreneurial community strengthening a growing network of local startup culture
WorkBC offers support to job seekers and employers. Job seekers can access job search and pre-employment-related services obtained either through self-serve or case management, depending on individual needs. They offer job fairs, resume writing, interview skills, training and self-employment supports. Employers have access to services such as wage subsidies and employee supports. Job start supports (e.g. mileage, employment related clothing), may also be considered based on individual circumstance and eligibility.