Loans. Training. Community.
We provide financing and support to rural entrepreneurs to develop their potential.
Value of Client Loans
*Includes Regional Relief and Recovery Fund results up to March 31, 2022
Creative Sew-lutions in Stonewall
Cheryl's Creative Sew-lutions was established in March 1998 with assistance from the Self -Employment Assistance Program. Cheryl continued to receive weekly financial support and required training to allow her to turn her hobby into a home-based business.
Cheryl's Creative Sew-lutions is a one-stop bridal centre, as she can outfit the bride, bridesmaids, flower girls and mothers and also offers tuxedo rentals. Cheryl can custom sew your career wear and do alterations on new garments. Cheryl has earned a solid reputation for the quality of her garments.
Frequently Asked Questions
We help rural businesses to start and grow. Our services include financing, business coaching and advisory services. We also work within our communities on community economic development projects and strategic planning.
No, loans from the Community Futures program are repayable.
Every entrepreneur who wants to start a business needs a business plan. A business plan is the formal written presentation of a business idea. It is a roadmap of all the steps you will take to start, operate, and manage your business. Contact your local Community Futures office for more information and to get started.
Yes, experience shows that when business owners invest into their own businesses, they have a higher rate of success.
No - we provide business coaching and advisory services to any business. We can help you develop your business plan, even if you are not seeking financing from Community Futures.