February 1, 2024

BC's Securing Small Business Rebate Program

The Securing Small Business Rebate Program is more than just financial aid—it's a commitment to the resilience of BC's small businesses. Don't miss out on the opportunity to fortify your business against property crime.

Discover how BC's Securing Small Business Rebate Program can help your business with up to $2,000 in reparative rebates and $1,000 in preventative rebates for vandalism-related costs. Learn about eligibility, application deadlines, and more in our comprehensive guide.

  • BC's Securing Small Business Rebate Program: A Financial Lifeline Against Property Crime

Small businesses in British Columbia can now breathe easier with the launch of the Securing Small Business Rebate Program. Designed to offset the financial burden of property crime and vandalism, this $10.5 million initiative by the Ministry of Jobs, Economic Development and Innovation provides timely support for eligible businesses. Learn how to secure your rebate and protect your business's future.

The Securing Small Business Rebate Program, managed by the BC Chamber of Commerce, aims to assist small businesses in both urban and rural areas of BC. With funds earmarked for commercial property crime and vandalism repairs or prevention, the program is set to alleviate the financial strains of unexpected damages.

Applications are now open and will be accepted through January 31, 2025. Rebates cover expenses from January 1, 2023, to December 31, 2024, and are awarded on a first-come-first-served basis. Detailed timelines for rebate disbursement are outlined to assist in your financial planning.

The program offers two distinct rebates: the Reparative Rebate for damage repairs and the Preventative Rebate for measures to deter future vandalism. Each rebate type has specific eligibility criteria and application requirements, which are clearly defined for applicants.

To qualify for the Securing Small Business Rebate, your business must meet several conditions related to location, registration, employee count, and more. We've summarized the criteria to help you assess your eligibility quickly.

Equip yourself with the necessary tools for a successful application. Our guide includes checklists for both the Reparative and Preventative Rebates, ensuring you have all the required documents at your fingertips.