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This years Refresh Program was no easy process to pick winners. Community Futures Southwest found all the applications that were submitted to be of value and worthy of grant dollars. However, it is not possible to fund them all.
Community Futures Southwest wishes to thank all the Communities; RM's; Municipalities and Organizations that applied. We encourage you to apply for the new program in February!
Here are this years winners for the 2023 Refresh Program - Community Futures Southwest wish all the winners congratulations!!
- RM of Lone Tree
- Village of Neville
- Swift Current Fencing Club
- Shamrock Regional Park
- Southwest Settlers Museum
- Village of Rush Lake
- Village of Neville
- Village of Val Marie
- Village of Bracken
- Swift Current Minor Hockey
- Gull Lake Rink
- Canadian Mental Health Association
- Town of Shaunavon
- Town of Herbert
- Town of Cabri
- Webb Recreation Board
- Steward Valley Stringer Strong Fire Recovery
- Town of Eastend
The Board and staff at Community Futures Sunrise are pleased to announce Andria Brady has been selected as the new General Manager, effective May 1, 2022. A long-time resident of southeast Saskatchewan, passionate community leader and supporter of entrepreneurship in the region, Brady is excited to continue the excellent work done by the organization.
“I’ve been connected to the Community Futures program for many years, as a volunteer and most recently as the Go Digital Sask Coordinator. I know small business owners are the backbone of our rural economies and am looking forward to providing them with the services and programs they need to succeed,” comments Brady.
Brady has a wealth of experience to draw from, in the financial service and non-profit sectors. She has also been instrumental in developing the award-winning Go Digital Sask program which connects entrepreneurs in southeast Saskatchewan with digital supports to enhance their ecommerce capabilities and online presence.
“We are delighted that Andria will transition into the role of General Manager with Community Futures Sunrise. She has been with the organization for many years, in many different roles, and we are fortunate to have her take on the management role with the office. The Sunrise team, under her leadership, will continue the great work they’ve done for small businesses and communities in the southeast region,” comments Edward Plumb, CF Sunrise Board Chairperson.
CF Sunrise is a business and economic development organization, providing services in southeast Saskatchewan. To find out more about CF Sunrise, visit them online https://cfsask.ca/sunrise or call 1-306-842-8803.
The Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP) helps people with disabilities or health conditions start or expand businesses in rural Saskatchewan. This program is open to anyone with a viable business idea who has a self declared disability or a health condition.
One to One Business Consultation
If you are planning to start a business or already have a business, we can help. We can meet with you to discuss your business needs.
Business Plan Development
We can assist you in creating your business plan.
We can direct you to available resources and business training with our offices or in the community.
Access to Repayable Loans for Viable Businesses
Community Futures organizations are a source for small and medium sized business loans. Community Futures offices have loan dollars up to $150,000 for viable business ideas.
If you have a disability or a health condition, please let us know. There are supports available to assist you.
For more detailed information, please contact your local Community Futures office. Call: 1-877-851-9997