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Community Futures Ventures

204 Smith Street East, Yorkton, SK - Phone: (306) 782-0255

Ventures Admin

Ventures Admin

June 1, 2023

Ventures Testing


May 22, 2023

Ventures Loans

Loan Information

Flexible, affordable Community Futures loans are specifically designed for new start-ups, expansions, or to buy a business in a rural community. Solutions are tailored to meet the needs of the individual business and decisions are made locally.


  • $150,000 maximum to any one entity
  • Fixed interest rate and amortization established at time of application
  • No repayment penalties
  • Application and administration fees will apply

Loan Application Procedure

If you are starting a new business and already know what your financing requirements will be, you can complete your business plan and loan application and submit to our Community Futures office. A representative will be able to answer any questions and can help with the process.

If you have an existing business and are seeking financing, we may not require a business plan. If you complete the Loan Application only, contact your local Community Futures office and arrange a meeting to discuss your requirements.

Please Note: Be sure to download/save both PDFs to your desktop first and then use Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat to fill out.

May 22, 2023

Ventures Programs

Programs to get you started

At Community Futures our mandate is to help entrepreneurs succeed in business. We offer a variety of programs and training to support you on your path to reaching your goals.

Contact us for more information.

May 22, 2023

Ventures Advice

With so much business information out there, it’s hard to know what’s important, relevant and correct. Sorting through what you need to know is crucial. We can help you do that.

Are you an Entrepreneur?

That’s the big question - can I be a successful business owner? If you’re wondering whether you have what it takes to run your own small business, download this guide and take the Entrepreneurship Quiz to find out.

Getting Started

Want to turn your business idea into reality? Start off on the right foot by following these important business start-up steps.

Business Planning


You’d never start out on a trip without a roadmap, right? Apply that same philosophy to business. A solid Business Plan can be your idea’s roadmap to success!

Video Guidance for Business Planning Canvas - Part 1


Video Guidance for Business Planning Canvas - Part 2

Entrepreneur's Toolkit

Have a specific question or looking for resources to help you develop your business idea? We've gathered the best resources and placed them in one handy location. Find information about business loan options, market research tools, loan payment calculators, and more - You’ll find information to answer your business questions here!

SK Business Services Directory

Saskatchewan’s entrepreneurial community is strong, vibrant, and full of organizations that assist entrepreneurs and small and medium sized enterprises in every stage of growth. SK Business Services Directory offers a one stop searchable database to direct entrepreneurs to service providers at all stages of their business. Learn more at:

Advice & Support


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Every business needs a good plan to help chart its path to success. Our partners at Futurpreneur have developed an easy-to-understand, customizable Business Plan Writer that can help simplify the process of constructing what can be a very complex document.

Use the following link to get started:


What's Happening - Community Futures Ventures November 2022 Newsletter

It is important for Community Futures Ventures to continue to be able to connect with you. Please click on this opt-in link to continue to receive email communication from us. Typically, we send quarterly newsletters and from time to time you will receive emails with content relevant to you.

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