Growing communities one idea at a time.

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

Business loans
Business loans

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

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Business tools
Business tools

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


Business Links
Small business tools

We connect you with the information you need to succeed.

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Success Stories

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


Business succession
Business succession

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


Our Projects

See how we are helping your community grow!


Latest News

Funding for businesses impacted by BC wildfires extended for another year
Community Futures Statistics Canada Analysis

Please click the links below to learn more about Community Futures across Canada and to view the Community Futures Infographics which outline the success of the Community Futures loan clients compared to similarly sized incorporated companies in their area!

CF Main Page

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Helping BC entrepreneurs thrive for over 25 years

Upcoming Events

Monday, May 27, 2019 (All day) to Tuesday, May 28, 2019 (All day)
Business Start Up 101
Cost: FREE
A Community Futures event

Facilitated by Sarah Fitzmaurice, Business Development Analyst - CF Nadina 

The Business Start Up 101 is a FREE 2-day workshop hosted by Community Futures Nadina , which covers both Business Model Canvas and our 4 business training modules. In this workshop, you will learn everything you need to know to launch a business in the North!

In-takes dates are:

  • Monday, May 27, 2019 & Tuesday, May 28, 2019
  • Monday, June 24, 2019 & Tuesday, June 25, 2019
  • Monday, July 22, 2019 & Tuesday, July 23, 2019
  • Monday, September 23, 2019 & Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Please specify which session date you would like when you RSVP as there is a max capacity of 20 participants per session. 

To register, please call Ais Sheridan at 250.845.2522 OR email

See poster for details!



Monday, May 6, 2019 - 9:00am to Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 4:00pm
Business Continuity Planning Workshop
Cost: FREE
A Community Futures event


Randy's Image Design

Randy Kroeker

Randy Kroeker has been the owner operator of Randy’s Image Design for over 15 years. Having moved to Smithers to take a job with the original sign business… the former owner was leaving and Randy went to Nadina Community Futures for financing assistance to take over. The slate of programs offered at the time were smaller but they went to bat for him, and with their help he got started. Since that day Randy has grown the business substantially... Read more

Canyon Creek Taxidermy

Clint Moon

Located in Smithers serving Northern British Columbia, Canyon Creek Taxidermy services will exceed your expectations.

Taxidermy incorporates many crafts, such as carpentry, woodworking, tanning, molding and casting; but it also requires artistic talent, including the art of sculpture, painting and drawing. With this in mind, being able to work from home has helped because I am able to create an art full trophy at my own pace in a setup... Read more

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Communities Served

Burns Lake, Granisle, Houston, Telkwa, Topley, Smithers


Community Futures Nadina
2430 Butler Avenue, Unit A
PO Box 236
Houston, BC
V0J 1Z0

T: 250.845.2522