Resources

Explore our free resources for small business owners and entrepreneurs in the Highwood Region.

 

 

Free Business Start-up Guide

Simplify your start-up “to do’s” with this helpful guide. Join us and our partners at Business Link as we walk you through all the steps involved to turn your business idea into reality.

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 Small Business Financial Guide

This guide will help you take charge of your financials by guiding you on:

  • Financial Fundamentals
  • Accounting Software
  • Breakeven Analysis
  • Financial Statements 101
  • Guide to Financial Terms
  • Hiring an Accountant
  • Balance Sheet Template
  • Income Statement Template
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Small Business Marketing Guide

Discover the strategies and processes that go into driving eager customers to your doorstep including:

  • Marketing Guide
  • Different by Design
  • Ideal Client Worksheet
  • Marketing Channels
  • 12 Golden Rules for your Website
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Educational Videos

Steps to Starting a Business as an Indigenous Entrepreneur

Starting your Indigenous small business is exciting and rewarding, but the start-up process can be overwhelming. This video will walk you through the steps to starting a business as an Indigenous entrepreneur to help you get your new business venture up and running!

Finding Contract Opportunities as an Indigenous Business
When a company, organization, or government needs a specific job to be competed, they’ll often post an RFP (Request for Proposal) online. These are great opportunities for your Indigenous small business! Learn what an RFP is, how to write a winning proposal, and how to find opportunities from Governments and other organizations.

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Kananaskis Improvement District

Small Business Supports

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COVID-19 Resources:

For the most up-to-date information check Town of Okotoks Business Support

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Newly introduced financial relief measures for affected Albertans:

Government of Canada updates:


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Community Economic Development

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Communities Served

Aldersyde, Black Diamond, Blackie, Carmangay, Cayley, De Winton, Foothills County, High River, Kananaskis Improvement District, Lomond, Longview, MD of Willow Creek, Millarville, Milo, Mossleigh, Nanton, Okotoks, Priddis, Turner Valley, Vulcan, and Vulcan County.