Frequently Asked Questions

What is Community Futures?

Community Futures Wild Rose is part of Community Futures Canada - a network of community economic development organizations across Canada. We are a not-for-profit customer service centre dedicated to assisting local businesses, individuals, and communities within the region. Click through to learn more about our core funder, Western Diversification Canada and our partnerships.

Are you a government office?

No. While we enjoy partnerships with both federal and provincial governments, we are a not-for-profit organization operating within the laws of the province of Alberta.

What does Community Futures do?

We offer support to new entrepreneurs and existing businesses as well as communities seeking sustainable economic development initiatives.

Do you charge for your services?

No. Our programs are government-funded and provided to clients at no charge. Please note you may be required to fill out a registration form to access some of our services.

How do I start a business?

We recommend that you research and write a business plan first in order to figure out whether your business is viable. Feel free to download our resources or contact us to make a personal appointment.

Where do I find information for market research?

Click on the following links to help with your market research: Market Research and Stats Canada Market Research Handbook.

Does Community Futures provide small business grants?

No. We provide flexible, affordable financing and loans based upon your situation andneeds.

Where is your office and when are you open ?

Community Futures Wild Rose serves a region directly east of Calgary, AB. Our office is located in Strathmore. Our office hours are 8:30 am - 12 pm; 1 pm - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. We are closed on all Statutory Holidays.

How can I contact Community Futures Wild Rose?

Write, call, fax or email us...

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Community Futures Wild Rose
101 - 331 3rd Avenue
Box 2159
Strathmore, AB T1P 1K2

403-934-8888
888-881-9675

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Communities Served

Acme, 
Ardenode, 
Bassano, 
Beiseker, 
Carbon, 
Carseland, 
Chestermere, 
Cluny, 
Conrich, 
Dalemead, 
Dalum, 
Delacour, 
Gem, 
Gleichen, 
Hussar, 
Huxley, 
Indus, 
Irricanna, 
Kathryn, 
Keoma, 
Langdon, 
Linden, 
Lyalta, 
Norfolk, 
Rockyford, 
Rosebud, 
Standard, 
Strathmore, 
Swalwell, 
Three Hills, 
Torrington, 
Trochu, 
West Carseland, 
Wimborne, 

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