When You Succeed, We All Succeed
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Your pathway to business
success begins here.
Business loans, tools, mentoring, and honest advice for rural small business owners and entrepreneurs in Alberta.
We Know Rural Business Like No Other.
Our team and board have extensive experience running, owning, and selling businesses in the East Central Alberta area - and are eager to share their expertise to help you achieve your business goals.
Staffed by seasoned business professionals, and guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, we’re more than just a business lender. Community Futures has over 30 years of experience helping rural entrepreneurs grow and thrive as small business owners. We understand where you are now, and where you want to go in the future.
Our services for small businesses are designed to help East Central Alberta residents start, grow, expand, franchise, or sell their business.
With a number of specialized business training programs, regular business networking events, and flexible business loans on offer, we’re here to help you achieve your business goals.
Who We Help
We help entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the East Central Alberta, including: Alliance, Alsul, Amisk, Armena, Barlee, Bawlf, Brownfield, Bruce, Cadogan, Camrose, Chauvin, Czar, Daysland, Dewood, Dunn, Edgerton, Ervick, Fabyan, Ferintosh, Forestburg, Greenshields, Hardisty, Hay Lakes, Heath, Heisler,Holden, Hughenden, Irma, Jarrow, Killam, Kingman, Kinsella, Lindbrook, Lougheed, Metiskow, Ohaton, Poe, Ribstone, Rosyth, Ryley, Sedgewick, Tofield, Viking, and Wainwright.
Our ultimate goal is to help our area grow and thrive through economic diversification - we help companies across all industries.
Rural Economic Diversification
Rural Economic Diversification is the core of what we do. We work alongside community leaders and other key stakeholders to create Community Economic Development plans and implement projects that support value-added activity and expansion into new sectors.
We take the pulse of our business community and provide guidance on business retention and succession planning strategies.
Meet Your Team
Our team of dedicated small business specialists really care about your goals and would love to hear about your plans. Meet our team of business analysts, proudly located in the East Central Alberta region, here to help you.
Let’s see what we can do for your business
Give us a call, send us an email, or drop in for a chat.