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Welcome to Community Futures Central Island. Since 1992 we have been helping grow Central Island Region's economy by providing small business loans, expert advice and a wide range of tools and resources.

Business loans

You may be eligible for a loan to buy, expand or establish a business.

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Business tools

Find what you need to write a business plan or apply for a loan.

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Business Links

We connect you with the information you need to succeed.

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Client Accomplishments

See what other entrepreneurs have done with the help of Community Futures Central Island.

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Business succession

Are you a retiring business owner? Do you have a plan?

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Our Community

See how we are helping your community grow!

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Latest News

David Mailloux - Volunteer of the Year

In April, Volunteer Canada and Community Futures celebrate Canada’s 12 million volunteers during National Volunteer Week.

This year marks the 14th year Volunteer Canada has delivered the campaign in... Read more

Hire For Talent

According to a study by Statistics Canada in 2015, 55% of 2.3 million Canadians with disabilities aged 25-64 are unemployed.

A recent study by Guelph University found that unemployment rates are twice as high among graduates with disabilities and that those who attain employment earn $4,000 to $6,000 less per year than their peers... Read more

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CLIENT ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Great Performances Business Consulting

Clemens Rettich

“If you do it intelligently, there are ways of leveraging resources to create business opportunities. Sometimes raising the capital to do those things is the hardest part, and that’s where Community Futures comes in.”

 

For the last 10 years, Clemens Rettich and his team of qualified business advisors have delivered coaching and advising services to business owners and communities, island and province-wide. Clemens’... Read more

Catalyst Home Staging and Design

Jean Geldert

“I am so appreciative of Community Futures for their faith and help to allow me to fulfill my ambition of opening my company. I am so fortunate that I get to do what I love, and the support of Community Futures really helped me achieve that,” says Geldert.

 

Jean Geldert opened Catalyst Home Staging and Design, in Parksville, in the fall of 2014. A certified home staging and design company, they provide “affordable... Read more

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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