Performance Information

Community Futures St. Paul Smoky Lake Region
Performance Results for 2016 - 2017
As of March 31, 2017

Strong Rural Community Strategic Planning and Implementation:
Total number of community based projects (new & on-going): 11
Total number of local and regionally-based community strategic plans developed and or updated: 8

Rural access to business development services:
Total number of business training session participants: 203
Total number of business advisory services: 258

Rural access to capital and leveraged capital:
Dollar value in loans: $473,450
Number of loans: 12
Number of jobs created/maintained/expanded through lending: 18

Our office continues to work with small businesses across our region to offer a variety of assistance. From simple conversations to coach you through your business idea, to the formal completion of a business plan, our staff are willing to help make your dreams comes true.
Again this year we were able to assist a number of businesses get started or to expand their current operation to a new level. Some of those stories are included on this website – see “success stories”.
Our office continues to be highly engaged in our region with a number of groups, organizations and other government agencies. We work together to provide business training, workshops and conferences to bring expertise to our local area. This year continues to provide many challenges for our employers to attract and retain employees. The quarterly EARN events are specifically held to bring ideas and suggestions to our small business operators.
A s our communities change, Community Futures is there to help in the community to develop the strategic plans that assist organizations and communities blaze a path to success. Again this year, we ran specific training for Not-For-Profit organizations. Many are operating business enterprises. Governance, training and maintaining a strong Board of Directors is critical for success in these organizations so they can offer their services in the community.

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Community Futures St. Paul - Smoky Lake
Box 1484
4802 - 50 Avenue
St. Paul, AB T0A 3A0


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Communities Served

Boyne Lake, 
Elk Point, 
Goodfish Lake, 
Horseshoe Bay, 
Saddle Lake, 
Smoky Lake, 
St Brides, 
St Edouard, 
St Lina, 
St Paul, 
St Vincent, 


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