About Community Futures

Guidance, support, and financial help for small businesses

Community Futures has been helping rural Alberta entrepreneurs for over 30 years with guidance, business loans, training, and free resources.

Get everything you need to succeed with our flexible loans, business tools, and support. Our experienced team will give you expert guidance on how to improve your business plan or marketing strategy so that you’re ready for success.

You deserve the best support system possible when starting out as an entrepreneur, and we’ll be there every step of the way!

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Local businesses, local support, local solutions.

The purpose of Community Futures is to help rural communities develop and implement local solutions to challenges and opportunities in the areas of:

  • Economic stability, growth, and job creation
  • Diversified and competitive local rural economies
  • Economically sustainable communities
$22M

Value of Client Loans

816

Business Created/Maintained

9209

Clients Served

1,338

Jobs Created/Maintained

Western Economic Diversification Canada 2019/20

Industries We Serve

Each Community Futures office provides flexible and affordable small business loans, business coaching/training services and business management tools for people wanting to start, expand, franchise, or sell a rural business.

We offer additional supports to priority sectors identified by Western Economic Diversification Canada:

Clean technology

Value added agriculture

Advanced manufacturing

Digital industries

Clean resources

Health & biosciences

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With 27 locations across rural Alberta, we’ve got you covered.

All of the Community Futures offices in rural Alberta provide support, guidance, and loans for small businesses and startups.

Contact Us

Community Futures Network of Alberta
Box 753 – Cochrane, AB T4C 1A9
T: 403-851-9995
Toll free: 1-877-482-3672

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About Community Futures

Guidance, support, and financial help for small businesses. Community Futures has been helping rural Alberta entrepreneurs for over 30 years with guidance, business loans, training, and free resources.
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