Economic Development

COMMUNITY AND REGIONAL ECONOMIC SUPPORT (CARES) PROGRAM
As part of the Alberta Jobs Plan, the Province has allocated $30 million over two years to promote long-term economic growth in Alberta’s communities through the new CARES program. Eligible entities include non-profit organizations, associations, or societies whose primary purpose is economic development, and municipalities. Consideration will be given to projects that improve local business and/or regional economic collaboration, increase support for entrepreneurs, increase investment that drives high-value job creations. Applications will be evaluated through a competitive process and the application intake period is October 1 to November 30, 2016 and April 1 to May 31, 2017.

Please visit the following link for more information on the CARES Program and to access the online application form:
http://www.alberta.ca/community-regional-economic-support-program.aspx

The County will continue to provide support to those businesses who are looking at starting up within the County of Minburn.