Right for Business Support Program

The Right for Business Support Program pilot will run May 21 to August 21, 2020. This program is intended to provide Airdrie businesses with access to critical advisors and business service professionals to help them remain resilient through the COVID-19 pandemic.


Program overview

Stream A - Mentorship

  • Discuss business needs with local mentor 
  • Access to local online learning opportunities
  • Participate in small group Ask an Airdrie Expert webinars

Stream B - Support & Guidance (Partnered with MNP LLP)

  • Work with MNP to build action plan and to more successfully adapt to the new business environment
  • Note: Business must have complete and up-to-date financials

Stream C - Business Continuity

  • Receive one-on-one support from a Rapid Response Team
  • Develop a Business Resiliency Plan
  • Note: Business must have complete and up-to-date financials

*Businesses can move from one stream to another. Businesses will be required to sign Program Commitment Letter. 

Thank you to our partners for assisting in the development and delivery of this program.


Program eligibility criteria

In order to qualify for the program, you must:

  • Hold a valid City of Airdrie business license and be located within Airdrie city limits
  • Be the business owner or the operations/general manager
  • Stream B & C:
    • Complete and up-to-date financials 
    • Program is open to all businesses, but due to limited space, preference may be given to:
      • Storefront businesses 
      • Businesses with more than 10 employees

Applications will be assessed on an industry specific basis and preference will be given to those businesses who are currently operating. 

*This program is a pilot and has limited space.


Cost of the program

Program is free to businesses.


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Not sure if you should apply?

If you have questions about applying to the Right for Business Program contact us at 403.948.8844 or economic.development@airdrie.ca.


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