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Guidance. Support. Community.

Looking to hire staff but you’re
not sure if you can afford it?

Download our easy-to-follow calculator that estimates if your
business has the necessary cash flow to hire the staff you need to grow.


Staff Affordability Calculator

Download our easy-to-follow calculator that will help you plan and grow your business in rural Alberta.

Growing a business is hard. Figuring out finances and planning your growth is even harder. Let us help you with that.

You have a great product, service or business idea that you’re looking to scale.

With so much to think about, where should you get started?

Download our simple calculator to see if you have the cash flow you need to grow.


Have you been turned down by a bank? That’s why we’re here.

Our goal is to help make your business more bankable. We know how deflating it can feel to be turned down by the bank because your business may not quite fall within their approval structure.

Community Futures Alberta is here to help you with planning your business’s success, FOR FREE! Our experienced teams of rural Alberta business advisors are skilled and understands what it takes to succeed in our rural market. 

Looking For How To Grow Your Business?

At Community Futures Alberta, we know that having the right plan in place is essential for the growth of your business. Contact us and let us help you with:

Setting up your expansion strategy

Reviewing your cash flow

Creating a marketing plan

One-on-one coaching and business mentoring

Securing financing

Ensuring your success


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


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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