We help businesses
be successful

If you have a new or existing small business, or an idea to start one, we want to hear from you. Learn more about our programs and services.

Community Futures Central Kootenay, in operation since 1985, aims to

assist existing and new small businesses with training, loans, counselling, and resources

provide income support for eligible individuals contemplating self-employment as a career option

bring together key community partners and the region as a whole to work toward the common goal of sustainable community economic development

Business Programs

Business Loans

Does your business need financing? 
We offer business loans to start, expand or buy a business.

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Self Employment

Thinking about starting your own business? This program provides the skills and resources to set you on the path for success.

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Export Navigator

Want to sell your products or services in new markets? Check out the Export Navigator program to help you through the process.

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Rural & Northern Immigration Pilot

Having trouble finding skilled workers? The Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot can help you meet your workforce needs.

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Helping Communities Be Economically Healthy

Community Futures Central Kootenay is committed to increasing community and regional capacity through Community Economic Development. We aim to nurture partnerships, inspire innovative thinking, develop best practice initiatives, and promote a healthy, vibrant economic future for our area.

Latest Posts

  • Request for Proposals: Rural Ride-Hailing Feasibility Study

    Request for Proposals: Rural Ride-Hailing Feasibility Study

    Issue Date April 23, 2024 RFP Contact Andrea Wilkey, aw*****@fu*****.ca RFP Questions & Updates Questions re: the RFP should be directed to the RFP contact … Read More

  • We Want You! Apply to Join CFCK Board and Committees

    We Want You! Apply to Join CFCK Board and Committees

    The Community Futures Central Kootenay (CFCK) Board of Directors is inviting applications to join the Board of Directors, Loans Committee, and Self-Employment Committee. Application Process … Read More

  • Climate Resilient Kootenay Businesses

    Climate Resilient Kootenay Businesses

    Ready to take climate action in your business? Community Futures is has just launched Climate Resilient Kootenay Businesses, a new program designed to bring green economy business … Read More

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