Community Futures extends business development services through the full business life-cycle, helping to grow your business; through expansion, changeover or completion.
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.
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.
Cannabis Business Transition
Community Futures Central Kootenay is offering free advisory services to help Central Kootenay residents navigate the recreational cannabis licensing process.
Export Navigator is a free program that helps B.C. business owners navigate the often tricky export process.
Community Futures Central Kootenay offers free business counselling sessions to anyone looking for guidance starting up a new business or running an existing business.
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.