COMMUNITY FUTURES FRASER FORT GEORGE

What We Offer

Programs

Regional Outreach Program

Agriculture in the Robson Valley

Export Navigator

Working2Learn

Self Employed Program

 

Self Employment Services are designed to assist aspiring entrepreneurs with the information, skill development, resources, and coaching support they need to develop a business concept, prepare a business plan and launch the first year of business, while receiving EI or Living Assistance.

*The Self Employment program is available to participants by a referral process from WorkBC Employment Services Centres. A Case Manager at Work BC Employment Services Centres evaluates participant eligibility based on criteria and administers financial benefits.

We are here to help

Community Futures of Fraser Fort George has been a proven leader in supporting rural entrepreneurs to survive and thrive in our community.

The businesses we serve are sometimes faced with many challenges including addressing disruptive change and economic uncertainties. We offer several programs to navigate these times. 

Are you ready to take the leap?

Regional Outreach Program

At Community Futures Fraser-Fort George we believe that dreams, passion and a willingness to take risks builds communities and businesses, now and into the future.

However, COVID-19 has made a significant impact in Fraser Fort-George region.  Some businesses have found new ways to evolve and expand, they are doing better than ever!  But many of us are struggling to adapt operations to the changing economic and health recommendations, maintain our regular clients and find it hard make ends meet.

    That’s why Community Futures has responded with the “Fraser-Fort George Outreach Program .

    Agriculture in the Robson Valley

     

    At Community Futures Fraser-Fort George we believe that dreams, passion and a willingness to take risks builds communities and businesses, now and into the future.

    We are growing the Agriculture Sector in the Robson Valley.

    Community Futures Fraser Fort George is continuing the program to support Robson Valley food producers in expanding their current operations by accessing new regional markets within the province.

    Register your business

    One Stop Business Registry

    Your OneStop for Business Registrations across all levels of government
    OneStop lets you apply for and complete registrations for a new or existing business with local, provincial and federal governments.

    Export Navigator

     

    Join us to lunch, learn, connect, and revel in the distinct gifts women have to offer the business world.

    Your market just got bigger.

    Export Navigator’s community-based advisors provide FREE support and ongoing guidance to help your business grow outside of B.C. Whether you need export advice or help with developing export strategies and researching new markets, we are standing by to connect you with expert guidance.

    Working 2 Learn

    Many non-profit organizations have questions about their work, but don’t have the time or the resources to find answers.

    Through the Working2Learn Project, 5 non-profit organizations will be paired with students from the College of New Caledonia or the University of Northern BC to complete applied research projects.  Projects will run between September and December 2021.  Each organization will be awarded $5000 for participation.

    Does your non-profit organization have a question that you’d like to explore?  

      Online Courses

      Work at your own pace on your time.

      We offer FREE online courses that can be fit into your schedule. Online courses that are free for everyone!

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      Entrepreneurs with Disabilities

       

      Have a disability and a dream for a business? Ask us about the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program.

      We are here to guide you to success.

      Self employment can be a great way for persons with a disability or an ongoing medical condition to achieve economic inclusion. Self employment is made more manageable through flexible hours, personalized work environments and a sense of control over your future.

      What to know more?

      Contact us for more information regarding any of our programs.