REP Business Support Grant
Questions about the program
An eligible business is defined in section 2(1)(b) of Bylaw 65M2021, subject to conditions identified in the terms and conditions.
No. Businesses must have a valid active business licence operating out of a permanent location within Calgary city limits, to be eligible to apply.
No. The REP Business Support Grant is to support those businesses impacted by the municipal and provincial health measures. Businesses must have a valid active business licence operating out of a permanent physical location within Calgary city limits.
The Province of Alberta introduced a REP Implementation Grant. Visit Restrictions Exemption Program Implementation Grant for further information.
The funding for the Calgary REP Business Support Grant comes from the Calgary COVID Business Support Program (CCBSP), which Council approved on September 13, 2021. Money that had been previously allocated to the Calgary Reopening Grant Program (which has since closed) was redirected into the CCBSP.
No. The grant is funded by the Calgary COVID Business Support Program, which is money that Council directed be used for-profit businesses. The City has provided support to non-profits through other programs during the pandemic. Please visit COVID-19 - Support for community partners (calgary.ca) for more information.
Questions about submitted applications
The City of Calgary will email all applicants as to the status of their application. Applicants will be notified within 90 days of when application is received.
Applicants that are approved will receive notification from The City within 90 days of when the application was submitted. Cheques will be payable and mailed to the corporation, partnership or sole proprietor's name and mailing address as provided on the application within 10 days of this notification.
There is a limited amount of funds available through this program. The City's decision on whether a business qualifies to receive a grant is final. The REP Business Support Grant provides targeted support for businesses impacted by municipal and provincial health restrictions.