Competitiveness Consulting Rebate

Program Overview

The Competitiveness Consulting Rebate program provides a rebate to small and medium sized businesses engaged in manufacturing, innovative technologies, resource processing, transportation, distribution and their first line suppliers for customized outsourced consulting services.

A rebate of up to 50% to a yearly maximum of $30,000 can be recovered for the cost of external business consulting projects.  Projects must focus on increased productivity, new or incremental revenues, profitability and/or job creation.  Eligible companies must be privately owned, have less than 500 employees, revenues less than $100 million and have headquarters within the Northern Development Initiative Trust region.


To directly support central and northern B.C. manufacturers, innovators, processors, and their first line suppliers to grow their businesses, implement world-class business practices and become more competitive in the global market.  To create measurable economic benefit for the region.

Apply for funding

Prior to submitting an application for funding, please review the application guide and following documents in detail.  Please note that only complete application forms will be accepted.

Complete application forms with all required attachments should be provided electronically to Northern Development by email. Email:

Please contact Northern Development staff to discuss your project in further detail.

Phone : (250) 561-2525