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.

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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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Volunteer of the Year

The foundation and the heart of the Community Futures program is our volunteers.  The winner of this yearly award, is nominated by their local Community Futures region out of respect and...


Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium

October 07, 2019 to October 09, 2019

The Annual Alberta Sustainable Building Symposium (ASBS) is a signature event of the Canada Green Building Council – Alberta Chapter that attracts over 400 industry and government...


Banff Venture Forum

October 03, 2019 to October 04, 2019

Banff Venture Forum, Canada’s premier company financing event, is designed to showcase the hottest high-tech companies from across North America, offer insight into key issues within the...

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Sharing for Success - Stronger Together

The Community Futures Treaty Seven organization provides training, employment and business development opportunities for Treaty 7 First Nations individuals, on and off reserve, including persons...

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