Right for Business Support Program

The Right for Business Support Program pilot will run May 21 until the end of November 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

This is a FREE program. No string attached. Just help for your business. 

This program is set up to be accessible for all businesses. If you only have an hour a week to commit to the program, we will work around your schedule.

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
  • Free review of your financial situation and available government programs for your business
  • Reviewing needs and potential to qualify for Commercial Rent Assistance Program

Stream C - Business Continuity

  • Receive one-on-one support from a Rapid Response Team, customized to your business needs.
    • Rapid Response Team you'd have access to:
      • Accountant, Business Coach, HR Professional Insurance, Lawyer, Marketing, Social Media, Emergency Management, etc.
  • Develop a Business Resiliency Plan

Program is completely confidential.

*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

Program eligibility includes:

  • 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 

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.


Apply to the program

It takes less than 5 minutes to apply!

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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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