We’re More Than Just A Business Lender - We’re Your Partner For Growth And Success
We’re more than just a business lender. For over 30 years Community Futures has been helping businesses grow in rural Alberta, and here at Community Futures Lloydminster Region we’ve been helping our region turn their business ideas into reality through FREE business planning, and coaching.
Our small business specialists will connect you with the skills and resources you need to succeed. We provide training, upskilling, and financial support to build your confidence and expertise, while strengthening our communities through diversification of businesses and industries.
Whether you’re in the start-up phase, planning for growth, or you’ve been turned down by a financial institution, our team is here to help you.
Training, Guidance, And Financial Support For Entrepreneurs In The Lloydminster Region
Whether you're just starting out, trying to expand your business, or looking for some guidance on how to sell your company, Community Futures is here for you every step of the way.
Our skilled team offers a wide variety of business support services, designed to help rural business owners launch new services, attract more customers, and thrive in an increasingly competitive business environment.
Whether you need help writing your business plan, securing funding, or exploring your online marketing opportunities, our business advisors can help. With years of experience helping small business owners in the Lloydminster Region, our team knows what options are available to you and can help guide you towards your business goals.
If you're struggling to find investment for a new business, exporting your products, investing in technology, or just trying to seize a new business opportunity, our flexible business loans may be the answer you're looking for.
With loans up to $150,000, we're known for saying “yes” when other lenders say “no”, with flexible qualification criteria.
Want to expand your skill set? We offer a wide range of business training programs and upskilling opportunities, from health and safety training to quick-start business intensives.
Learn how to market your business, understand basic accounting, and explore how to attract and retain talent as a rural business.
Project Gazelle: Business Incubator Program & Coworking Space
Our Lloydminster location is partnered with Startup Lloydminster to offer access for female entrepreneurs to access their beautiful cowork space located in Lloydminster. Through Project Gazelle, we offer business incubation, training and networking for women small business owners.
Frequently Asked Questions
We provide regional entrepreneurs with accessible business development capital and grow communities one idea at a time. We offer support to both existing business and those in the idea phase. We have a variety of services to assist local entrepreneurs through all phases of their business. Our services include: business counselling – call to book appointment, loans for new and existing businesses, referrals to other entrepreneurial services.
Community Futures provides a variety of customized, affordable loan options for small business owners and entrepreneurs in rural Alberta, up to $150,000. We are known for saying “yes” when other lenders say “no”, and for having flexible qualification criteria. Our goal is to help you succeed so that our community becomes a better place to live and work.
We recommend that you research and write a business plan first in order to assess whether your business is viable.
Our office is located at #5-4010 50th Avenue in Lloydminster (at the end of the building that is between Fabricland and Panago Pizza)