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Looking at buying a small business in rural Alberta?

Buying a business can be a smart investment but it’s different than starting one from scratch.

Our experienced teams of business advisors are here to walk you through business planning for all scenarios (good, bad or worse) to ensure you have the resources & financing you need to succeed.


I’m ready to buy a business, what’s next?

At Community Futures, we know that having the right plan in place is essential for the success of a newly acquired business.

Connect your local Community Futures office, where you can get answers from experts about all aspects of improving your business, including: reviewing your cash flow, setting up your expansion strategy, One-on-one coaching and business mentoring, creating a marketing plan and securing financing.

Community Futures is proud to offer special initiatives designed specifically for women entrepreneurs and business owners with disabilities.

Not Sure What To Look For When Buying A Business?

Download our FREE Buying a Business Checklist today

Only 1 in 15 prospective small business buyers ever complete a transaction. 

Do you know what you should be looking for when buying a business?


Here’s how to get started:


Find your local office and book in for a chat


Your advisor will give you details on what help is available to you and most relevant to your goals


Apply for financial help, attend training sessions, or get one-on-one business mentoring at your local office

Contact Us

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


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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