BizStream Small Business Program

Community Futures Alberta

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BizStream Small Business Program provides information and mentoring to rural Alberta businesses with the potential and desire to engage in contracts with Big Business. As a local company, you may be able to provide a product or service, but standardized health, safety and insurance requirements may prevent you from being eligible to bid on the contracts you want. BizStream Small Business Program can assist you in meeting industry requirements so you can compete for contracts and get in the game.

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Business Planning & Development

Community Futures Alberta

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One of the major functions of Community Futures Alberta Southwest (CFABSW) is business consulting. From our team’s many combined years of experience in the business world, we recognize and understand the vital role that sound business planning plays in entrepreneurial success. For this reason, our work in business planning and consulting is an important part of our role within our communities. While frequently we assist entrepreneurs in developing an initial business plan and we also offer a wide range of strategizing and planning services for special projects, expansions or restructuring.

To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

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Business Services

Community Futures Alberta

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Starting or expanding a successful small business takes careful research and planning, and access to the right kinds of business coaching/training and business programs – at the right time. Community Futures staff are experts in small business development, and have a wealth of services to offer you, regardless of the stage you are at with your business idea. Connect with a business advisor today – it’s free for up to four hours and our other services are low-cost. We take the time to really understand your business dreams and goals, and then help you work out a plan to turn them into reality. These success stories showcase what people around Alberta are achieving with our support!

To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

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Business Training

Community Futures Alberta

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For more than 25 years, Community Futures offices have been helping rural Albertans build successful businesses. One of the main ways we help is by providing opportunities for skills development and continuous learning. Our team of rural small business specialists have developed a broad range of business training options that enable small business owners to learn exactly what they need to know, when they need to know it. Whether you are looking for one-on-one coaching, business mentoring, training seminars, online courses or specialized workshops, we’ve got you covered.

To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

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CF: Business Loans

Community Futures Alberta

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Min :500 - Max :150000

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Community Futures provides a variety of customized, affordable loan options for small business owners and entrepreneurs in rural Alberta, ranging from $500 to $150,000. We are known for saying yes when other lenders say no and for having flexible qualification criteria. Our goal is to help you succeed so that our community becomes a better place to live and work.

To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

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Entrepreneurs with Disabilities program

Community Futures Alberta

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The Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program makes it easier for individuals with disabilities to pursue their business goals and contribute to the economic growth of rural communities. We provide help in developing your business plan, mentoring and counseling in business development and operations, as well as access to flexible small business loans

To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

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Grande Prairie Community Futures: Spark Business Incubator

Community Futures Alberta

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A partnership between Community Futures Grande Prairie & Region and the City of Grande Prairie, Spark! Business Incubator opened its doors to the public on the 3rd Floor of 214 Place North on February 1, 2017. As a physical business incubator, Spark! will provide month-to-month, weekly, and hourly office rental to new and transitioning businesses looking for permanent operational space, meeting space, training space and the like.

Also included in the incubator model is the provision of administration, internet, printing and photocopying services, business counselling, coaching, training and consulting services along with access to several other professional services such as accounting & legal advice, engineering services, business advisory boards and masterminds and all other areas of the business development spectrum.

An onsite Concierge works with all prospective incubator clients to assess their needs and create a business development plan tailored to those specific needs and goals. At full capacity, the incubator will house Community Futures and 7 additional incubating businesses in the office and an additional 4 offices down the hall in suite 311, with the opportunity for expansion on the same floor and other floors at 214 Place.

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Lethbridge Region Community Futures: Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge

Community Futures Alberta

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Min :1000 - Max :150000

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The Chinook Entrepreneur Challenge (CEC) is more than a competition; it is an opportunity to build on your dream. It is a business plan writing competition designed and targeted toward new or existing business (individuals, or teams) who have a sustainable business idea. Through the program you will gain business skills, write your business plan, get feedback on your ideas from regional professionals, network with key people including other entrepreneurs like yourself, and last but not least, have a chance at winning cash and in-kind prizes. Due to the amazing support from our sponsors, we are able to offer both a general and a technology stream.

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Youth Entrepreneurship Program

Community Futures Alberta

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The program is targeted at unemployed youth aged 18-39 who are not Employment Insurance (EI) eligible and have not had an EI claim for the past three years (5 years if maternity claim)
To find a Community Futures Alberta office near you visit http://albertacf.com/contact

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