Starting A Business
Thinking about starting a business in the East Parkland region? Start at Community Futures.
So you have decided to make that leap into entrepreneurship? Congratulations! Helping start-ups is what we love to do here at Community Futures East Parkland . We know starting a business is exciting, yet challenging.
Our Team is here to guide you through business planning for all scenarios (good, bad or worse) to ensure you have the resources and financing options you need to get started.
Have you been turned down by a bank? That is why we are 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 East Parkland is here to guide you with planning your business’ success, FOR FREE! Our experienced Team understands what it takes to succeed in our rural Alberta market.
Business Start-up Guidance You Can Trust
Looking to launch your own business? Feeling a bit lost? You don’t have to go it alone. When we say business starts at Community Futures, we mean it. Come in and let us guide you with:
Creating a business plan
Creating a marketing plan
Setting up your expansion strategy
One-on-one coaching and business mentoring
Researching financing options
Encouraging your success
We are a community-based developmental lender, who understand our unique business climate. We will work with you to ensure your plan is sound, and we can apply flexible terms to meet your business needs. Our goals revolve around helping businesses succeed, not increasing shareholder profit.
When you are ready, a small business loan can help your business' growth potential. Small business loans can help you respond to market demand and increased business expenses without impacting your operating funds. Often as a business grows, it can become more stable.
We offer business planning and coaching for FREE and offer specialized small business training and programs often at no or very low cost.
We Are Here to Help!
At Community Futures East Parkland we understand rural start-up businesses like no other. We come from the same community you live in. We know what it is like and we are determined to help things work for you.