Your partner for rural business development in Capital Region
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Business loans, tools, mentoring, and honest advice for rural small business owners and entrepreneurs in Alberta.
We’re Here to Help
Community Futures Capital Region office is a non-profit organization that’s dedicated to building an economically diverse future for the communities of our beautiful region.
Staffed by seasoned business professionals, and guided by a volunteer Board of Directors, we’re more than just a business lender. With over 30 years of experience helping rural entrepreneurs grow and thrive as small business owners, we understand where you are now, and where you want to go in the future.
Our services for small businesses are designed to help Capital Region residents start, grow, expand, franchise, or sell their business.
With a number of specialized business training programs, regular business networking events, and flexible business loans on offer, we’re here to help you achieve your business goals.
Community Futures Capital Region is funded by Western Economic Diversification Canada, as a part of the larger Community Futures organization. Community Futures of Canada has been supporting small business and rural economic diversification since 1986, and now has 267 offices across the country.
Who We Help
We help entrepreneurs and small business owners throughout the Capital region, including: Alsike, Beach Corner, Beaumont, Breton, Buck Creek, Buford, Calmar, Carnwood, Carvel, Cynthia, Devon, Drayton Valley, Duffield, Edmonton Beach, Gainford, Genese, Golden Days, Kapasiwin, Kavanaugh, Leduc, Lindale, Lodgepole, Mission Beach, New Sarepta, Nisku, Parkland, Pigeon Lake, Poplar Bay, Rocky Rapids, Rolly View, Seba Beach, Spruce Grove, St Francis, Stony Plain, Sunnybrook, Telfordville, Thorsby, Violet Grove, Wabamun, and Warburg.
Our ultimate goal is to help our area grow and thrive through economic diversification - we help companies across all industries, with a strong history of helping those in the service, tourism, manufacturing and transportation industries.
Rural Economic Diversification
Rural Economic Diversification is the core of what we do. We work alongside community leaders and other key stakeholders to create Community Economic Development plans and implement projects that support value-added activity and expansion into new sectors.
We take the pulse of our business community and provide guidance on business retention and succession planning strategies.
Community Futures Capital Region supports Tri-Region Labour Study
The Tri-Municipal Partners – The City of Spruce Grove, the Town of Stony Plain, and Parkland County developed a Labour Market Strategy & Action Plan for the Tri-Municipal Region.
The purpose of this comprehensive study is to provide relevant, timely, and accurate labour market information to stakeholders, including job seekers, employers, industry, post-secondary institutions, and government agencies. With the completion of this document the Tri-Municipal partners are in a better position to address labour market issues and identify opportunities within the region.
Meet Your Team
Our team of dedicated small business advisors really care about your goals and would love to hear about your plans. Meet our team of business advisors, proudly located in the Capital Region region, here to help you.
Let’s see what we can do for your business
Give us a call, send us an email, or drop in for a chat.