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Community Futures Westman

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Brandon , Manitoba

Community Futures Westman is a community-based, volunteer-driven organization that strengthens the economy of southwestern Manitoba by operating a Business Development Centre, and by cooperating with individuals, communities and other agencies to encourage community economic development.

Areas of Expertise: Communications, Community Capacity Building, Co-operatives, Disability Groups, Job Training, Entrepreneurship & Business Development, Finance, First Nations, Inuit and Métis, Food Security, Government, Introduction to CED, New Canadians, Newsletters and Chat Groups, Organizational Development, Partnership Building, Planning and Evaluation, Policy Development & Advocacy, Regional & Development, Research & Development, Rural CED, Social Economy & Social Enterprise, Sustainable Development, Tourism, Women

Organization Description:

Community Futures is a community-based economic renewal initiative funded by the Government of Canada and directed by local volunteer boards. Our main objectives are to help rural Canadians start or expand a business and to help sustain and improve communities and their local economies.

Manitoba’s 16 Community Futures corporations deliver a variety of services including loans and technical and advisory services for small and medium- sized businesses, services targeted to youth and entrepreneurs with disabilities, and community economic development and planning.

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