Business loans

Great loans and terms from great people

Community Futures provides a variety of customized, affordable loan options for small business owners and entrepreneurs in rural Alberta, ranging from $500 to $150,000. We are known for saying “yes” when other lenders say “no”, and for having flexible qualification criteria. Our goal is to help you succeed so that our community becomes a better place to live and work.

Get in touch today to find out more about our loans and other services, including free business advice and counselling, low-cost business coaching and business development programs and exceptional tips and tools.

Community Futures loan products – something for everyone

Click here for a Printable CFH Program Information Sheet

5 Loan Programs:

Eligibility Criteria

Maximum Loan   Amount

Interest Rate*

General, Tourism And Agriculture Loans

  • Turned down by a traditional lender/bank
  • The client must have a minimum of 10% equity into the business

Normally up to $150,000

Bank Prime + 4.5%

Student Business Loans

  • Must be in or returning to study in grades 8 to 12 or be enrolled to attend a post secondary institution full-time
  • Client must be 14 and up

Up to

$10,000

Interest free May 1 to October 31,

prime + 2%

after October 31

Youth Loans

  • Client must be 18 to 29 years old

$25,000

Bank Prime + 2%

Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Loans

  • Self identified physical or mental disability

$150,000

Bank Prime + 4.5%

Community Business Initiative Loans

  • Enables existing business owners to renovate and upgrade the exterior of their business buildings and landscaping to comply with municipal design guidelines or downtown redevelopment program

$ 30,000

Bank Prime up to prime + 2%

* based upon Municipal Program

 

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Community Futures Highwood
14 McRae Street
PO Box 1599
Okotoks, AB T1S 1B5

403-995-4151

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Communities Served

Aldersyde, 
Arrowwood, 
Black Diamond, 
Blackie, 
Carmangay, 
Cayley, 
Champion, 
De Winton, 
High River, 
Lomond, 
Longview, 
Millarville, 
Milo, 
Mossleigh, 
Nanton, 
Okotoks, 
Parkland, 
Priddis, 
Stavely, 
Turner Valley, 
Vulcan, 

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