Small Business Loans & Grants In The West Yellowhead Region

Great loan options from great people.

Get the financial support you need to grow your business with one of our flexible business loans. We’re known for saying ‘yes’ when everyone else says ‘no’. If you can’t get a loan from traditional banks, we can help.

Our business loans range up to $150,000 and include:

  • Loans for starting a business
  • Business expansion loans
  • Technology investment loans
  • New business loans
  • Loans for buying an existing business

With Community Futures, you borrow only what you need, when you need it.

Many of our clients start with one kind of loan product and over the years take advantage of our other great loans and programs.

Loan qualification and repayment terms are affordable and flexible. We take a broader view of your assets, income, and skills than traditional lenders such as banks.

Get access to a wide range of business support from business advisors who know rural business like no one else, including free business guidance and counselling.

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COVID-19 Specialized Loan Programs

Edson Small Business Loan

The Town of Edson has made funds available to CFWY to provide support and assistance to SMEs and non-profits through the Edson Small Business Loan. Small business owners impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic can apply for loans up to $25,000.

Business Loan FAQs

How do I find out if I am eligible for a Community Futures loan?

The best place to start is to schedule an appointment with one of our Business Analysts.

General eligibility criteria include:

  1. Your business must be located in a rural community of Alberta
  2. You must be involved in the day-to-day operations of the business
  3. You must be of legal age and a resident of Canada
  4. You must contact a bank first. If you are unable to secure appropriate financing under reasonable terms elsewhere, contact us.

Let’s talk about what your business needs.

Contact Us

221 Pembina Ave.
Hinton, AB  T7V 2B3
P: 780-865-1224
E: CFWY@albertacf.com
  

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Communities Served

Bickerdike, Big Eddy, Brule, Bryan Spur, Cadomin, Carrot Creek, Coal Valley, Dalehurst, Diss, Edson, Eirth, Embarras, Entrance, Evansburg, Galloway, Grande Cache, Grey, Hanlon, Hargwen, Hinton, Holloway East, Holloway West, Hornbeck, Jasper, Leadman, Leyland, Luscar, MacKay, Marlboro, Medicine Lodge, Mercoal, Mountain Park, Niton Junction, Nojack, Pedley, Peers, Pocahontas, Robb, Shaw Fidler, Solomon, Steeper, Sterco, Swan Landing, Thordarson, Wild Hay, Wildwood, Winniandy North, Winniandy South, Wolf Creek, and Yates