OPEN* Alberta Grant 3rd Payment

Eligibility

To be eligible, an Alberta business, cooperative, or non-profit organization must meet ALL of the following criteria:


1. Be one of the following legal entities as of March 31, 2021:

  • Corporation registered under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta)*;

  • Partnership registered under the Partnership Act (Alberta);

  • Sole proprietor with a trade name registered under the Partnership Act (Alberta)**;  Unregistered sole proprietor with documentation to demonstrate the existence of business operations prior to the applicable date**;

  • Corporation incorporated under a special act or a private act of the Alberta legislature;

  • Non-profit registered under a special act or a private act of the Alberta legislature;

  • Non-profit registered under part 9 of the Companies Act (Alberta);

  • Society registered under the Societies Act (Alberta) or the Agricultural Societies Act (Alberta); and

  • Cooperative registered under the Cooperatives Act (Alberta). *Chambers of Commerce registered under the federal Board of Trade Act and the Business Corporations Act (BCA) should identify their registration under the BCA for the purposes of this grant. Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant | April 2021 *Royal Canadian Legions registered under the Act to Incorporate the Royal Canadian Legion (Canada) should identify as a non-profit registered under a special act or a private act of the Alberta legislature for the purposes of this grant. **For more information on sole proprietors, including an explanation of registered and unregistered, please refer the Definitions section.



2. Maintain a permanent establishment (as defined in Appendix I) in Alberta, be established under at least one of the above acts/legislation and be in good standing with the requirements of the applicable legislation;


3. Be carrying on business/operations or were eligible to carrying on business/operations in Alberta as of March 31, 2021;


4. Have fewer than 500 employees (full time + part time + contract); Seasonal businesses may use the number of employees from the year prior to when the COVID-19 public health orders were introduced, or the average number of employees over the three years prior to the COVID-19 public health orders introduced.


5. Must have been required* to temporarily close or curtail operations due to the April 2021 COVID-19 public health orders and be able to detail how and when operations were required* to be closed or curtailed.

  • For more information on the COVID-19 public health orders and legislation, please refer to the following: https://www.alberta.ca/covid-19-orders-and-legislation.aspx

  • *Taxicab and ride share providers that can detail how their operations were impacted by the public health orders and meet the rest of the eligibility criteria may apply.

  • *Hotels that can detail how their operations were impacted by the public health orders and meet the rest of the eligibility criteria may apply.


6. Have experienced a reduction in revenue of at least 30 per cent as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Businesses, non-profits and cooperatives that commenced operations on or before February 29, 2020 must demonstrate a year-over-year revenue reduction comparing a month between November 2019 and April 2020 to the same month in the following year.

  • New businesses, non-profits and cooperatives that commenced operations between March 1, 2020 and March 31, 2021 must demonstrate a month-over-month revenue reduction when comparing a month between April 2020 and April 2021 to any month between November 2020 and April 2021.

  • Seasonal businesses that only operate for part of the year may must demonstrate a revenue reduction when comparing their average monthly sales revenue for the full 8 Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant | April 2021 months they were in operation during 2019 and to their average monthly sales revenue for the full months they were in operation during 2020.

7. Are open or plan to reopen as public health orders are lifted through Alberta’s phased relaunch.


8. May have received payments, grants and amounts from the following programs:

  • Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board premium relief;

  • Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP);

  • Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA);

  • Western Economic Development Regional Relief and Recovery Fund;

  • Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS);

  • Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA);

  • Canada Emergency Rent Subsidy (CERS) including both base subsidy and lockdown support;

  • Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB)/Canada Recovery Benefit (CRB);

  • Canada United Small Business Relief Fund (CUSBRF);

  • Canada Emergency Care Benefit;

  • Government of Alberta Emergency Isolation Support;

  • Government of Alberta grant relief funding for the child care sector;

  • Government of Alberta Early Learning and Child Care pilot program; and

  • Relief funding from municipalities. If any other payments, grants or amounts were received from federal or provincial government sources or from insurance to replace or compensate for the loss of revenue (other than the sources listed above), your organization is not eligible to apply.

9. Corporations registered under the Business Corporations Act (Alberta), must consent to Treasury Board and Finance, Tax and Revenue Administration, to release information about my corporate income tax account to the Ministry of Jobs, Economy and Innovation (JEI)).


How do I calculate my 30% revenue drop?

Existing organizations must use a year-over-year gross revenue comparison. As such, the following can be chosen:


“High” month = any month between Nov 2019 and April 2020

“Low” month = any corresponding month between Nov 2020 and April 2021


New organizations must use a month-over-month gross revenue comparison. As such, the following can be chosen:


“High” month = any month between April 2020 and April 2021

“Low” month = any month between Nov 2020 and April 2021


Applicants must include amounts received from COVID 19 programs listed in the eligibiility criteria in addition to their sales revenues


Total gross revenue = total sales + (funds received from covid 19 program/12 months)


How much will I get?

High Revenue x 15% = payment amount to a maximum $10,000



When do I need to apply by?

Application will remain open until 11:59pm on May 31, 2021 or until budget of $350M has been exhausted or until otherwise announced. We recommend everyone to apply as soon as possible.


Where can I apply?

Follow the link to the application portal


We recommend reviewing the program guidelines prior to application to confirm eligibility.



앨버타 그랜트 3차가 열었으니 해당되시는 사업은 이링크를 통해 신청하시기 바랍니다. 해당사항 신청 적격사항(아래 열거한 사항 전부에 해당되어야 신청 자격이 됩니다. HEALTH ORDER 를 받은 사업장만 되니 꼭 확인하세요)

  • 앨버타에 설립된 비즈니스다

  • 앨버타에 고정 사업장이 있다

  • 3월31일 2021년에 영업중이였다

  • 매출이 최소한 30% 줄었다 (계산 방법은 아래 참고해주시기 바랍니다)

  • 직원수는 500명 보다 적다

  • 코비드로인하여 정부규정 (Health Order)으로 영업을 중지하거나 줄여야 했다 Covid Orders

  • Health Order이 변경이되면, 다시 영업을 할계획이다

  • 아래 프로그램 빼고는 따로 받은 보험료나 보조금이없다: Alberta Workers’ Compensation Board premium relief, Business Credit Availability Program (BCAP), Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA), Western Economic Development Regional Relief and Recovery Fund, Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS), Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA), Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), Government of Alberta grant relief funding for the child care sector, Relief funding from municipalities

  • 사업장이 하나보다 많은경우 장소마다 계산을하여 신청을할수가있다

30% 매출 감소 확인, 계산을 어떻게 하나요? 기존 부터 영업을한 사업들은 아래와같은 2달을 선택하여 계산을한다 “High” month = 11월 2019년 - 4월 2020년 사이 “Low” month = 위에선택한 달에 해당하는 11월 2020년 - 4월 2021년 사이의 달 예) 2월 2020년을 선택하셨으면, 2월 2021년과 비교를해야한다 신규사업들은 아래와같은 2달을 선택하여 계산을한다:

“High” month = any month between April 2020 and April 2021 “Low” month = any month between Nov 2020 and April 2021 코비드로인해 받으신 다른 보조금도 (cews, cers, etc) 매출에 꼭 포함시키셔야합니다. (총매출= 일반 매출 + (총 받은 보조금 / 12개월) 얼마받을수있나요? 선택하신 High Revenue month 에 15% 최대금액 $10,000 언제까지 신청해야 하나요? 5월 31일까지 신청한 신청서까지 OR $350M budget 이 지불이되었을때 까지 신청서를 받을것으로 발표되었으니, 최대한 빨리 신청하시는걸 추천합니다. 신청은어떻게하나요? 여기를 들어가 먼저 My Alberta 계정을 만드세요 로그인후 Small and Medium Enterprise Relaunch Grant 선택하여 신청서를 완성한다 가이드라인을 리뷰해주시고 신청하시길바랍니다.

박정규, 박희주회계사(www.parkcompany.ca)

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