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Growing trend towards experiential tourism

Read how Community Futures is working with entrepreneurs and communities to develop new and exciting tourism opportunities.

It's all in the crust

Read how J-Train Foods, a food processing business based in Carman, MB is serving their local community and expanding into new markets through innovative product development.

Greening the future

Educating and providing industries with eco-friendly alternative energy solutions is the backbone of Steinbach-based EvolveGreen.

Research and innovation define the north

Learn how Community Futures North Central Development has helped Churchill, MB develop its international market for scientific research and tourism at the award winning Churchill Northern Studies Centre.

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Community Futures Manitoba Inc. (CFM) is an association representing 16 Community Future organizations (CFs) established throughout rural and northern Manitoba. The Community Futures Manitoba Board of Directors is comprised of one representative from each of these organizations. Community Futures operates across rural and Northern Canada as a grassroots-driven program created to strengthen rural economies by enabling entrepreneurship and assisting in community economic development.

There are 16 Community Futures organizations (CFs) established throughout rural and northern Manitoba. The goal of each CF is to assist the communities in their region to develop their economic potential. To this end, CFs work with communities and their agencies and organizations to:

  • Develop long term community economic development strategies and plans
  • Coordinate resources to implement development plans
  • Promote the region and its economic opportunities CFs further support the local economic development process by assisting area entrepreneurs with:
    • Preparing and assessing business plans
    • Providing business and market information
  • Providing business loans:
    • Standard Loan (up to $150,000)
    • Entrepreneurs with Disabilities (up to $150,000)
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