Lethbridge County Announces Partnership with Community Futures Lethbridge Region for Business Improvement Loan Program
LETHBRIDGE- Lethbridge County is pleased to announce a partnership with Community Futures Lethbridge Region to offer a Business Improvement Loan Program. Eligible Lethbridge County businesses will be able to apply for interest free loans up to $10,000 to make improvements or upgrades to their business at a low cost.
“This program is a great way for Lethbridge County to support businesses in our region,” said Reeve Lorne Hickey, “Encouraging growth of local business is important to our economy and we are proud to team up with Community Futures Lethbridge Region for this wonderful initiative.”
“We are very happy to be partnering with the Community Futures Lethbridge Region team to provide meaningful support to County businesses that are looking to grow and enhance their operations,” said Lethbridge County Economic Development Officer Martin Ebel. “This new program is a great example of regional cooperation and a win for everyone involved.”
Examples of eligible improvements for loans include:
Information Technology (computer-related hardware and software)
New/upgraded equipment to enhance business/production operations
Counters & Display Cases
Point of Sale Systems
Energy efficiency upgrades leading to lower operating costs
How To Apply
Loan application forms are available at:
Lethbridge County Office
905-4th Avenue South
Community Futures Lethbridge Region
2626 South Parkside Drive
Download online form: Lethbridge County Business Improvement Loan Form
For More Information
For inquiries or to obtain additional information, please contact:
Mr. Morley Belle, Business Analyst
Tel: (403) 320-6044
Direct Line: (587) 800-8427
The Lethbridge County Business Loan Program is administered by Community Futures Lethbridge Region, and all loans must meet the requirements and standards set out by Community Futures Lethbridge Region.
Complete the Loan Application Documents and meet with Community Futures Lethbridge Region representative.
Community Futures Lethbridge Region will complete due diligence on each application.
When approved, loan documents will be signed by the business and a cheque will be disbursed within five (5) working days.
View the Business Improvement Loan Brochure here: Lethbridge County/Community Futures Lethbridge Region Business Improvement Loan Brochure