Make a profit. Make a difference. Alberta's rural entrepreneurs do both.

Every day entrepreneurs are starting and growing great businesses in rural Alberta. Driven by a desire for more freedom and flexibility, they are carving out a solid future for themselves and their communities. As local champions of community, we know that quality of life, passion and profit can co-exist beautifully here. And, we've got a full suite of financing and business supports to help rural entrepreneurs make a profit and make a difference.

Follow your passion

Targetted Training and Coaching

Community Futures gets rural small businesses like no one else.

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Flexible financing to start or grow

We say "yes" and "how can we help you" when others say "no".

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27 locations around Alberta to serve you

We live where you live and we care about community.

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CF Alberta COVID-19 Information

We live and work in the communities that you do and our 27 offices are standing ready to provide financing and support to local businesses through these uncertain times.



Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference

March 23, 2020 to March 24, 2020

AWC WEST 2020 

The Advancing Women in Agriculture Conference is created for every woman who is passionate about agriculture and food, whether you are a university student studying agriculture, producer...


Power UP! 2020

March 25, 2020

Power Up! The Alberta Entrepreneurs Conference brings to rural Alberta an opportunity for start-ups, small business owners and expanding operations to find resources and gain information that will energize...

What's New

Expectations | Redefined

What began as a plan to provide small business support to women in remote and underserved parts of Alberta has sparked an effort to rethink the experience of female entrepreneurship.



How to get a small business loan

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Your first visit

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Bright futures

Learn more the many ways that we can help you succeed