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Community Futures Central Alberta is hiring a Business Analyst in Red Deer, Alberta

Do you have a passion for small business? Do have experience thinking outside the box and coming up with dynamic solutions when working with clients? Are you motivated by a challenge? Are you a good listener or a natural born coach?

If you answered yes to these questions, Community Futures Central Alberta wants to talk to you! We are seeking a highly motivated Business Analyst for a temporary position to fill a maternity leave.

Olds RBSN launch

Invest Olds and Community Futures Central Alberta launch new Next Generation Economy Initiative project.

(Olds, AB) The Town of Olds, Invest Olds and Community Futures Central Alberta (CFCA) are pleased to announce a new formalized partnership, known as the Next Generation Economy Initiative (NGEI). The project was announced at a kick-off event held at the Town of Olds office on June 14.

Community Futures Central Alberta Annual General Meeting

Community Futures Central Alberta is pleased to announce our 2024 Annual General Meeting is happening on June 26 in Red Deer.

The AGM will involve appointment of new Board members and approval of various policies and procedures.

If anyone has questions about our AGM, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

Local entrepreneurs learn how to thrive online at Community Futures Central Alberta Digital Marketing event.

On May 23, roughly 25 of local entrepreneurs were treated to a great lunch and some great marketing know-how at Setter’s Place in Bower Ponds.

Local entrepreneurs sharpen pitch skills with Catalyst Incubator celebration event.

(Red Deer) On March 21, ten local entrepreneurs took to the podium in front of local business leaders to showcase ideas they believe will rocket them to success at the Catalyst Incubator finale.

The pitch process represents a culmination of the Catalyst Incubator program presented by Central Alberta Regional Innovation Network (CARIN) and sponsored by Community Futures Central Alberta.

Catalyst Incubator wraps up another successful cohort with pitch finale.

(Red Deer) On December 11, a group of eager presenters and stakeholders gathered via Zoom to watch final ‘pitches’ from Catalyst Incubator learners and ask questions to challenge their assumptions.

CAEP Business Support Network Workshop Series

CAEP (Central Alberta Economic Partnership) is excited to offer the second workshop in our Business Support Network series to help employers attract, recruit, retain, and build strong teams.

Catalyst Incubator set to launch Fall and Winter program dates

Catalyst Incubator set to launch Fall and Winter program dates

The Catalyst Incubator, funded through the Central Alberta Innovation Network (CARIN) and provided by Community Futures Central Alberta, are proud to announce both Fall and Winter dates for its unique, cohort-based program helping to foster new ideas, make critical connections, and help start-up businesses and entrepreneurs in Central Alberta. The Catalyst Incubator focuses on supporting start-ups in manufacturing, agriculture, technology, energy innovation, and more.

Recruiting Board Members

Recruiting Board Members

Community Futures Central Alberta is seeking enthusiastic and dedicated individuals to join our Board of Directors!

As a Board member, you will have the opportunity to make a positive impact on the economic development of Central Alberta. Community Futures Central Alberta provides loans, business training, and support services to entrepreneurs and small business owners in our communities. We are looking for individuals who are committed to helping local businesses thrive and grow.

Want to see your success story here?

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5013 49 Avenue
Red Deer, AB  T4N 3X1
P: 403-342-2055

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