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
Does your business need financing?
We offer business loans to start, expand or buy a business.
Thinking about starting your own business? This program provides the skills and resources to set you on the path for success.
Want to sell your products or services in new markets? Check out the Export Navigator program to help you through the process.
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.
Working together to create a region that all newcomers can call home! Columbia Basin Alliance for Literacy (CBAL), the lead settlement service organization for the … Read More
A project of Community Futures Central Kootenay, the pilot helps local employers attract and retain foreign workers for in-demand jobs within the West Kootenay region. … Read More
Nelson Naturals fluoride-free toothpaste used to be something you’d only find from a stall at the local farmer’s market. Today it’s widely available in stores … Read More