Community Futures extends business development services through the full business life-cycle, helping to grow your business; through expansion, changeover or completion.
Self Employment Program
Thinking about starting your own business? You don’t have to do it alone. Check if you’re eligible for the WorkBC Self Employment Program.
During the past 22 years Community Futures has authorized loans totaling more than $20 million to 650+ businesses, creating or maintaining close to 2,100 jobs throughout the Central Kootenay.
Basin Business Advisors
The Basin Business Advisors Program was created by Columbia Basin Trust to build economic capacity in Basin communities by strengthening and supporting existing businesses including social enterprises.
Export Navigator is a free program that helps B.C. business owners navigate the often tricky export process.
Cannabis Business Transition
Community Futures Central Kootenay is offering free advisory services to help Central Kootenay residents navigate the recreational cannabis licensing process.
Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot
Are you a skilled worker interested in immigrating to the West Kootenay region? Are you an employer looking for skilled workers?
Business Training Centre
In order to help business owners expand their business skills, we offer workshops on a variety of topics all year round.
Business Resource Library
The business resource library at Community Futures houses a wide variety of business resources. Books can be borrowed from the lending library two at a time for two weeks.