Community Futures Lac La Biche is one of twenty-seven Community Futures Development Corporations in Alberta under contract with Western Economic Diversification Canada (WD). These corporations have been established to assist rural communities expand local economies by providing access to business resources and financial assistance in the form of loans for business start up and expansion as well as lines of credit.
Community Futures Lac La Biche is a not-for-profit corporation administered by a volunteer board of directors and staffed with business professionals.
The board of directors represent local corporate, municipal and community organizations. Volunteers and staff are actively engaged in helping to develop and implement community based economic development and diversification strategies. These strategies result in the growth of our community – one idea at a time.
The office is also contracted with Lac La Biche County to deliver economic development services to the regional community. The corporation works in close cooperation with the local business community in order to carry out its contractual obligations.
Financial & Business Services
We offer competitively priced commercial loans, loan guarantees, and equity financing up to $150,000 to help start, purchase, finance, modernize, refinance, or expand a business. As a developmental lender, Community Futures Lac La Biche is flexible in finding a loan solution tailored to your needs. Since September 1986, over $39 million in small business loans has been advanced through over 700 loans to more than 500 businesses in the Lac La Biche service area.
Business Advisory Services
We offer business plan assistance and assessment, marketing research assistance, strategic planning, financial projections for third party financing and a wide array of business information.
Contact office for more information.