Advisory services

Prosperous business ventures don't just happen; they grow out of careful research and planning.

Community Futures believes that entrepreneurs are key agents of diversification and sustainability – much-needed ingredients for maintaining rural prosperity. That's why we provide a range of programs and services that can help you get off to a great start.

Contact us to find out how we can help you with:

  • Access to small business seminars on various business topics
  • Improving your business plan for financing purposes
  • Creating realistic financial projections
  • Finding other assistance programs which might work for you

 Entrepreneur in Residence

Are you looking to start a business and have questions that you need help with?
Have you recently started a new business and now need some guidance or help with things that have you scratching your head?
Are you already in business and wonder how to increase your sales or profit margins?
Are you looking to expand or grow your business but are unsure if it is the right time?

If so, you are a perfect candidate for the Entrepreneur in Residence Program.  The purpose of the Entrepreneur in Residence program is to allow prospective entrepreneurs and current business owners in the Central Vancouver Island region access to invaluable advice from a successful entrepreneur.  

Full program details hereApplication form here. Current deadline is July 17, 2017 but intakes are ongoing. Contact us to get on the next intake.

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Communities Served

Ladysmith, Nanaimo, Gabriola Island, Lantzville, Nanoose, Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Bowser, French Creek, Lasqueti Island

CONTACT US

Community Futures Central Island
#14 - 327 Prideaux Street
Nanaimo, BC
V9R 2N4

T: 250.591.7499
T: 888.303.2232
T: 877.585.5385
F: 250.591.7498