Big Lakes County’s Business Refurbishment Grant deadline has been extended to April 14th!

Thinking about updating your storefront? Does your online presence need to be improved? You can apply for Big Lakes County’s Business Refurbishment Program and receive up to $2,500 to make visible improvements to the appearance, design, or function of your business! If your costs are a minimum of $5,000 then you qualify.

Fill out an application by April 14th to have your project considered! For more information visit the grants page on our website:

Return of Service Bursary

Attention post-secondary students! Did you know you could receive up to $3,000 from Big Lakes County?

We know Big Lakes County grows innovative, hard-working students – so we wanted to make it easier for you to return back to your roots. Through the Return of Service Bursary Program, Big Lakes County hopes to incentivize post-secondary graduates originally from our County to return and provide their expertise in our diverse workforce.

Visit our Grants : Big Lakes County for more information and to fill out an application online. The deadline to apply is May 15th.

Beautification Loan

Take your business to the next level with the Beautification Loan Program from Community Futures.

Your business could benefit from interest-free loans to participate in community beautification efforts, for a term of 3 years! You can even gain access to an additional loan for more improvements after the initial loan is paid off!

Set up a meeting in person or online!

This program is limited so don’t wait! Apply today! For more information call 780-849-3232 or head to

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