Community Futures Sunrise

11 - 3rd Street North East, Weyburn, SK - Phone: (306) 842-8803

Sunrise Services

Business Loans
Sunrise Community Futures has flexible lending criteria and each loan application will be evaluated on its own merit. Businesses must be physically located within our region and the majority of employment created must be within our region.

Learn more about the various loan products Community Futures offers: Loans

Business Plan   Loan Application   Cash Flow Worksheet   

Please direct loan inquiries to sunrise.cfdc@sasktel.net

Review CF Sunrise's loan application, loan decision process and redress policy:  Loan Process   

Business Training in southeast Saskatchewan.
Have an area of business development you’d like addressed in a workshop setting?  CF Sunrise offers in-person, facilitated workshops that can be customized to the business development topics you request.  It’s easy to get the ball rolling.

Contact the CF Sunrise office to inquire about current business workshop topics or to request a session in your own community at 1.306.842.8803 or sunrise.cfdc@sasktel.net  

Business Boosters DVDs are available to clients in southeast Saskatchewan.
These short, informational and highly entertaining DVD programs cover a range of business topics:  customer service, leadership development, staff retention and business branding/visioning.  Use them as a basis for in-house staff training, or request a CF Sunrise workshop based on the DVD content.  Learn more about these resources and how to borrow a title.

Youth Entrepreneurship in southeast Saskatchewan.
A leader in encouraging youth entrepreneurship in the province, CF Sunrise works with regional schools to assist students in experiencing the world of micro business. Find out more about the YouthBiz contest.

Board Room and Video Conference rental
Modern meeting room space featuring video conference technology is available for bookings.  Learn more about the board room and how to book your meeting.


YouthBiz

Congratulations to all students who entered YouthBiz in 2018 - you worked hard, learned a lot and showcased your entrepreneurial spirit!

Winners have been announced:  Download the Winners List

A total of 388 students from 17 schools in southeast Saskatchewan participated in YouthBiz this year.  Each one came up with a fantastic business idea, wrote about their plans and submitted their entry to compete for YouthBiz prizes.  Here is a sample of the winners work:

2018 YouthBiz Winners - Grade 6 - 8

1st Place:  S & C Photography, Conner Piche and Sydney Clausen from Spruce Ridge School

2nd Place:  Ninja Bootcamp, Lucas Dzeryk and Logan Dalziel from Estevan

3rd Place:  Frosted Crown Cupcakes, Ella Tanton, Mila Marquart and Caoimhe Mullins from Ecole White City School

2018 YouthBiz Winners - Grade 9 - 12

 1st Place:  EDU Rewind, Natasha Wiebe and Delia Wall from Midale Central School

2nd Place:  Pawsome Puppies, Lonna Erickson and Jamie Neufeld from Midale Central School

3rd Place:  Fishers Custom Computers, Fisher Hauglum from Midale Central School

This youth entrepreneurship program is made possible by the hard work of mentor teachers - a big thank you for guiding students as they learned all about entrepreneurship.

The generous support of YouthBiz sponsors is fundamental to the success of this long-running youth program.  Thank you to our 2018 YouthBiz Sponsors:

Sponsors website

 

More about YouthBiz . . . 

YouthBiz is an exciting business competition designed to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit in youth. Students from the CF Sunrise region come up with a fantastic business idea, write about it and compete for YouthBiz prizes.  Over the last 12 years, approximately 2,400 students in southeast Saskatchewan have flexed their entrepreneurial muscles and participated in YouthBiz.  That is amazing!

YouthBiz entries are separated into two categories, based on grade level:  Grade 6 - 8 and Grade 9 – 12.

Prize money is awarded to winners in each age category:

1st Place receives $500, 2nd Place receives $300, 3rd Place receives $150.

Students can enter as a group or individually, but only one submission per student per year is accepted. This year, the YouthBiz deadline is November 22, 2018 at 4pm. The program will re-open in early September 2019.

Download a YouthBiz Guide today and get started on your 2019 entry!

Contact the Community Futures Sunrise office to request an introductory YouthBiz presentation at your school or to ask questions about YouthBiz : v.oneill.sunrise@sasktel.net  or  1.877.851.9997