Community Futures Greenstone Suite 800 – 31 Main Street, Flin Flon, MB - Phone: (204) 687-6967 

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently asked questions

What is Community Futures?

Community Futures Greenstone is part of Community Futures Canada - a network of community economic development organizations across Canada. We are a not-for-profit customer service centre dedicated to assisting local businesses, individuals, and communities within the region. Click through to learn more about our core funder, Western Economic Diversification Canada.

Are you a government office?

No. While we enjoy partnerships with both federal and provincial governments, we are a not-for-profit organization operating within the laws of the province of Manitoba.

What does Community Futures do?

We offer support to new entrepreneurs and existing businesses as well as communities seeking sustainable economic development initiatives.

Do you charge for your services?

No. Our programs are government-funded and provided to clients at no charge. Please note you may be required to fill out a registration form to access some of our services.

How do I start a business?

We recommend that you research and write a business plan first in order to figure out whether your business is viable. Please contact us to make a personal appointment and we will provide you with a business plan template while helping you with any questions you may have.

If you're unsure what is involved in writing a business plan, please watch this video to get a better understanding Short video guide to writing a business plan

Does Community Futures provide small business grants?

No. We provide flexible, affordable business financing and loans based upon your situation and needs.

Where is your office and when are you open ?

Community Futures Greenstone serves the regions of Flin Flon, Cranberry Portage, Snow Lake, and Sherridon. Our office is located in Flin Flon, Manitoba at unit 800 - 31 Main Street in the COOP Main Street Plaza (upper level). Our office hours are 8:30 am - 12 pm; 1 pm - 4:30 pm, Monday through Thursday, closing at 4pm on Fridays. We are closed on all Statutory Holidays.