Service Area

We gratefully acknowledge that Community Futures Central Kootenay operates on the traditional and unceded lands of the Ktunaxa (Ktunaxa ɁamakɁis), Sinixt (sngaytskstx tum-xula7xw), Secwépemc (Secwepemcúl’ecw), and Syilx tmixʷ (Okanagan).

Community Futures Central Kootenay offers a variety of programs, some of which have their own service area.

Core Community Futures Central Kootenay programs (including the Business Loans ProgramSelf Employment ProgramBusiness Counselling, and Community Economic Development), are open to residents of the Central Kootenay Region (see map below).

For information on the service area for our other programs, please visit:

  • Export Navigator Program: Michael Hoher, Export Advisor, helps businesses in the Kootenay and Boundary regions
  • West Kootenay Rural and Northern Immigration Pilot: the pilot was expanded at the end of 2022 to include all of Regional District Central Kootenay and most of Regional District Kootenay Boundary (excluding Beaverdell).
  • Start-Up Business Advisor: Amber McGregor, the Start-Up Business Advisor, provides start-up supports to new entrepreneurs in the Central Kootenay and South Kootenay (Greater Trail) regions.

Central Kootenay Region

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