The Gabriola Island Community Investment Co-operative helps Gabriola flourish
by investing funds in:

  • Sustainable local businesses and meaningful work
  • Food security and sustainable agri-food businesses
  • First Nations partnerships
  • Waste recovery and recycling
  • Clean technologies and renewable energy
  • Affordable housing

GICIC Annual General Meeting, Sunday November 7, 2021 Rollo Seniors Centre (masks are required) and simultaneously by Zoom at 2:00 PM. If you would like to attend by Zoom, please let us know at so that we can send you the link. 2. Ethical Investing Presentation, Sunday November 21, 2021 Stephen Whipp from Leede Jones Gable in Victoria will be giving a presentation on ethical investing with plenty of time for questions. By Zoom at 2:00 PM. Please let us know if you would like to attend at so that we can send you the link.

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COVID 19 Recovery loan
Interest-free loans to local business owners in amounts between $500 and $8,000.This loan can be used to grow your business and increase its resilience in these uncertain times. If your business could use a new tool, equipment, software, website improvement or something else to help grow and secure your operation, please apply. If you need assistance with the application process, connect with Julie Sperber at

Criteria and Process document
Loan application form

Regular loans


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COVID 19 Recovery loan
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