Community Futures Heartland 11 2nd Street NE, Portage la Prairie, MB - Phone: (204) 239 0135

Business Services

Technical Services

Community Futures Heartland offers many services to new entrepreneurs and existing business owners. We offer access to resource and research material as well as provide general management consulting. We assist clients in the development of their business plans and cash flow projections. Community Futures Heartland has business planning workbooks as well as cash flow templates for you to assist in the creation of your business plan. We also provide clients the free training that C/MBSC provides through our Video Conferencing Sites.

Financial Services

Once a business plan has been developed, Community Futures Heartland encourages clients to seek financing through traditional lenders. We can also provide lending to qualifying clients, in amounts up to $150,000. Our interest rate is set at Bank Prime plus 3-5% dependant upon Clients qualifications at the time of signing the documents and is fixed for the term of the loan. Our repayment terms are set at a maximum of 5 years.

Self-Employment Assistance (SEA) Program

This program is a partnership between Community Futures Heartland and Employment Manitoba (Manitoba Competitiveness, Training and Trade Branch) where the objective is to assist eligible unemployed individuals to achieve economic self sufficiency through the creation of their own jobs. The program provides participants with the training and supports necessary to start a business while receiving financial benefits in the first months of establishing a business.