Business Resources & Grants

Economic Development

Brooks Region - a snapshot of key industries, quality of life, sites & buildings, business highlights, projects, stories, and more.

Useful Links

1. Alberta Economic Dashboard - quick snapshot of the current economic state and detailed important indicators for business

2. Alberta Innovation and Advanced Education - aligning economic development activities in the province with post-secondary education, entrepreneurship, industry training, research, and innovation.

3. BizPal - obtain specific business permitting and licensing information from a single source.

4. Business Link - business information and services for new and expanding Alberta businesses.

5. Community Futures Entre-Corp Business Development - is your first stop for all your business start-up needs. Community Futures offer small business counseling, training, and business plan development assistance. In addition, they offer small business loans up to $150,000 to aid in your business start-up.

For those requiring additional assistance, they also offer an 8-week Self-Employment Training Course. For more information on Community Futures Entre-Corp visit the Entre-Corp website or call 403-528-2824.

6. Futurpreneur - financing options for young entrepreneurs (18 to 34 years old).

7. Grants - funding opportunities that support thriving communities and economic prosperity in Alberta.

8. Brooks & District Chamber of Commerce - provides networking and business development opportunities for the City of Brooks and County of Newell.

9. Invest in Alberta - all you need to know to invest in Alberta

10Small Business Alberta - Alberta Small Business Resources is a directory of business resources for new and established entrepreneurs.