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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Story

Tri Land Welding & Machine Ltd.

Tim Sawarin wanted to take control of his future, and create a promising future for his family.  Since 1992 he and his wife Susan have owned and operated Tri Land Welding & Machine LTD. Tri...

Event

2019 ACC Excellence Summit

March 05, 2019 to March 07, 2019

ACC Excellence Summit featuring Disney Institute presenting Disney's Approach To Leadership Excellence, Disney's Approach To Employee Engagement, and Disney's Approach To Quality Service

For nearly...

Event

Geo Alberta

October 29, 2018 to October 31, 2018

Western Canada's premier geospatial conference will include education presentations and a tradeshow as well as breakout sessions, workshops and other networking opportunities among 400 Geomatics industry...

What's New

A New Wave of Entrepreneurs

A growing momentum is emerging in rural Alberta. Entrepreneurs from every region of the province are harnessing the power of purpose to energize their communities, lead their companies and to...

How to get a small business loan

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