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Support for Businesses

Gravelbourg offers an abundance of serviced land and a local government that is committed to supporting and growing your business. If you are considering opening a business in Gravelbourg, let us assist you in reaching your goals.

Starting a Business

The Gravelbourg Economic Development Office is available to consult on new business start-up and business plan development. Contact our Economic Development Officer at (306) 648-3525 or email .

Useful Business Start-up Links

Saskatchewan Enterprise & Innovation |
Links to provincial programs and sources.

Saskatchewan Agriculture, Food and Rural Revitalization |
Provides current trends in agriculture and links to associations and programs.

Strategis |
The Canadian Business Map is part of Industry Canada's Strategis web site, designed to help you navigate the vast amount of business information available on the internet.

Western Economic Diversification Canada |
Western Economic Diversification Canada is committed to helping small and medium-sized businesses grow and create jobs. Site includes: Information on starting a business, doing business and going international, selling to government, and business directories and contacts.

Canada-Saskatchewan Business Service Center |
This site is a must see for anyone contemplating a new business startup Provides Business Guides on popular business topics, a database of provincial and federal government business related programs, services and selected regulations.

Saskatchewan Trade and Export Partnership |
Providing links to export solutions and market intelligence.

Human Resources Development Canada |
Information on programs links to associated agencies, job listings, youth services, job searches, business information and connections to the national job bank listing.

Export Development |
Helping in risk management, insurance, guarantees for companies looking at exporting.

Canadian Commercial Corporation |
Helping business conclude sales to foreign governments and agencies.

South Central Community Futures |
South Central CFDC offers a wide range of services to existing small businesses and entrepreneurs seeking to create new enterprises. Services include:

Alternative Financing for a Business

South Central Community Futures

Business Development Fund and Term Business Fund
The South Central CFDC supplies alternative capital for business start-up and expansion as follows:

Visit or contact the South Central CFDC office in Assiniboia at (306) 642-5558.

Small Business Loans Association

Small Business Loans Program
The SBLA Program encourages diversification and supports community economic development by making funding available, through community-run organizations, to beginning and non-traditional entrepreneurs.

Businesses eligible for SBLA loans include any companies that have experienced difficulty obtaining financing through traditional means. Businesses not eligible for assistance are those engaged in direct farming, exploration (e.g., mining and oil extraction), residential real estate and multi-level marketing schemes. Charitable organizations also do not qualify for assistance.

The Gravelbourg Economic Development Office is available to consult on new business start-up and business plan development. Contact the Economic Development Officer at (306) 648-3525 or email .

Standard Incentives

Commercial Property (Resolutions #26/98 & #107/98)

Construction of a new building, adding an extension to an existing building, or moving in of an approved building is eligible for the following tax exemptions:

The purchase of an existing business is eligible for a 25% tax exemption for each of the first four (4) years. The purchase of an existing building to start a new business is eligible for a 25% tax exemption for each of the first four (4) years.

The Town of Gravelbourg offers customized incentives on Industrial Property.

If you are looking for commercial properties contact .