Small Business Loans 

Great loan options for great people.

Get the financial support you need to grow your business with a flexible business loans. We are known for saying ‘yes’ when everyone else says ‘no’. If you cannot get a loan from traditional banks, we can help.

Our business loans range up to $150,000 and include:

  • Loans for starting a business
  • Business expansion loans
  • Buying an existing business

With Community Futures, you borrow only what you need, when you need it.

Many of our clients start with one kind of loan product and over the years take advantage of our other great loans and programs.

Loan qualification and repayment terms are affordable and flexible. We take a broader view of your assets, income, and skills than traditional lenders such as banks.

Get access to a wide range of business support, including free business guidance and coaching, from our Team, who knows rural business like no one else.

Consideration of a Loan Application

 

  • A successful application is conditional to Legal Counsel review and acceptance.
  • An unsuccessful application may be reconsidered upon the applicant submitting a written request to the Board, who may invite the applicant to make their appeal to the full Board.
  • If the application is still unsuccessful, the applicant may be forwarded to the Community Futures Association to have the matter reviewed under their redress policies.
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How to get a small business loan

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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find out if I am eligible for a Community Futures loan?

The best place to start is to schedule an appointment with our Team.

General eligibility criteria include:

  1. Your business must be located in the East Parkland region
  2. Purpose to establish, maintain or expand a small-medium business enterprise
  3. You must be of legal age and a resident of Canada
  4. You must contact a traditional lender first. If you are unable to secure appropriate financing under reasonable terms elsewhere, contact us.

Let’s talk about what your business needs.

Contact Us

5020 50 Avenue
PO Box 250
Mirror, AB  T0B 3C0
P: 403-788-2212
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Communities Served

Alder Flats, Alix, Ardley, Argentia Beach, Aspen Beach, Bashaw, Bawlf, Bentley, Big Valley, Birchcliff, Blackfalds, Bluffton, Botha, Buck Lake, Byemoor, Castor, Clive, Crestomere, Crystal Springs, Delburne, Donalda, Dorenlee, Duhamel, Edberg, Elnora, Endiang, Erskine, Falun, Fenn, Ferintosh, Fleet, Gadsby, Grandview, Gull Lake, Gwynne, Half Moon Bay, Halkirk, Haynes, Hoadley, Joffre, Kelsey, Lacombe, Leedale, Lousana, Ma-Me-O Beach, Maskwacis, Meeting Creek, Millet, Mirror, Morningside, Mulhurst, Nevis, New Norway, Norris Beach, Parkland Beach, Pelican Point, Pine Lake, Pipestone, Ponoka, Poplar Bay, Red Willow, Rimbey, Rochon, Sands, Rosalind, Silver Beach, Stettler, Sunbreaker Cove, Tees, Westerose, Wetaskiwin, White Sands, and Winfield