Enroll now in Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) or CEBA Expansion

We’re here to help our eligible business members apply for the financial support they need to cover operating costs.

If your small business or not-for-profit organization is experiencing decreased cash flow due to COVID-19, there’s a new benefit available. CEBA will provide interest-free loans of $60,000 to eligible businesses to help cover operating expenses.

If $40,000 is repaid on or before December 31, 2022, the remaining $20,000 is forgiven. 

CEBA Expansion Loan: Organizations that already have a CEBA loan at Coastal Community and continue to be impacted by the pandemic can now apply for an interest-free loan of up to $20,000, in addition to the original CEBA loan of $40,000.  

  • To apply, you will need your 9-digit CRA number and legal business name on the account.  
  • Once you have applied for the $20,000 expansion loan and your eligibility validation is successful, you should expect to receive funding within 10-15 business days.

Please note: If you repaid your original CEBA loan before applying for the expansion loan, $10,000 will be eligible for loan forgiveness if $10,000 is repaid by December 31, 2022. For more information on the CEBA Expansion, please visit https://ceba-cuec.ca/

If you have already applied for CEBA and have questions, please contact the CEBA Call Centre at 1-888-324-4201. Please note, you will be asked to leave a call back number. An agent will return your call between Monday and Friday from 7:00 am to 6:00 pm Pacific Time and can address the following types of questions:

  • What is the status of my application?
  • Why was my application declined?
  • Why was my submitted document rejected?

The CEBA Call Centre is experiencing significant call volumes. As a result, a return call may take more than 7 business days. More information can be found at https://ceba-cuec.ca/

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who can apply? 

Existing Coastal Community members in good standing are eligible to apply

2. How do I apply?

Complete the application form below. You will need your 9-digit CRA number and legal business name on the account.  

3. How do I know if I am eligible?

You can now check your eligibility for CEBA before applying by using the Government of Canada CEBA Pre-Screen tool: https://verify-verifier.ceba-cuec.ca/. Please retain your 10-digit verification code.

4. How long do I have to apply for the CEBA loan?

You have until June 30, 2021 to apply for CEBA.

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