Community Futures Chinook: Helping Entrepreneurs and Small Businesses Get Access to Loans, Business Consulting, and Training
Community Futures Chinook helps entrepreneurs and small businesses like you in the region get access to available loans, and be equipped with the right tools to start and grow your business.
We’re Here to Help
Community Futures Chinook 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 Entrepreneurs 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 Chinook is funded by Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan), 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 southern Alberta. It includes all of the Municipal District of Taber and part of the County of Warner. The communities that we serve include Barnwell, Coutts, Cranford, Enchant, Grassy Lake, Hays, Milk River, New Dayton, Purple Springs, Taber, Vauxhall, Warner and Wrentham.
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 agriculture, construction, mining and oil & gas.
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.
Meet Your Team
Our team of dedicated small business specialists really care about your goals and would love to hear about your plans. Meet our team of business analysts, proudly located in the Chinook 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.