Community Futures Winnipeg River 4 Park Avenue, Box 505, Lac du Bonnet, MB - Phone: (204) 345-2514

Welcome to Community Futures Winnipeg River

Community Futures Winnipeg River (CFWR) is a community based, regional economic development organization serving the North Eastman region of Manitoba since 1988. We are one of 16 Community Futures Development Corporations in Manitoba and are funded primarily by Western Economic Diversification Canada.

CFWR works to enhance community growth and prosperity for the North Eastman region. We build strength and knowledge within our businesses, entrepreneurs, social organizations, and local governments. At the heart of the Community Futures program is a firm belief that building local capacity gives communities the strength and ability to shape their own futures and to thrive in a changing economic environment.

Our programs and services are designed to help rural communities strengthen the social fabric and economic potential and to capitalize on regional economic opportunities. Strong leaders, strategic partnerships, and effective organizations make our region the diverse, economically sustainable place we call home.


Community Futures Winnipeg River strengthens rural economies by promoting entrepreneurship and supporting sustainable community economic development within the region.


Winnipeg River is a growing and collaborative region where strong leadership, strategic partnerships and entrepreneurial spirit create a diverse, economically sustainable place to call home.

Value Statements

CFWR is grassroots driven and we believe in helping communities to help themselves. The following principles depict the standards we operate from:

ENABLE communities, businesses and nonprofits to realize dreams and potential.

MOTIVATE and counsel to help turn ideas to reality.

PLAN to ensure feasibility prior to investment.

OPERATE with high integrity and provide excellent service.

WORK hard, be accountable, and lead by example.

EMBRACE new opportunities and innovative thinking.

RESOURCE projects through strategic partnerships and access to supports.

Value Proposition

Discover the full potential of your business or organization!

From start up to expansion, Community Futures Winnipeg River (CFWR) can help take your project, business, or organizational development from idea to reality. We offer a variety of complimentary services to businesses, entrepreneurs, and non-profit agencies that include planning, counseling, information resources, training, support referrals and business financing. CFWR has navigated development in the North Eastman Region of Manitoba for 34 years, one idea at a time.

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Regions We Serve

RM of Alexander
RM of Brokenhead 
Town of Beausejour
RM of Lac du Bonnet
Town of Lac du Bonnet
Local Government District of Pinawa
Town of Powerview-Pine Falls
RM of Reynolds
RM of Springfield
RM of Victoria Beach
RM of Whitemouth
Sagkeeng First Nation 
Community of Seymourville
Community of Manigotagan 
Community of Bissett  
Nopiming Provincial Park
Whiteshell Provincial Park

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