Community Futures Mt. Waddington provides small business loans, expert advice and a wide range of business tools and resources to the Vancouver Island North and Central Coast Regions.

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Financial Impact

Community Futures Mt. Waddington provides service for the North Island, starting in Zeballos and stretching over to the coast up to Bella Bella and Klemtu. In the past 5 years Community Futures has lent close to $10 million, which has helped start or expand over 100 businesses in the Tourism, Forestry, Marine, Retail and Service sectors.

  • Nimmo Bay Resort

    West Coast Helicopters wanted to expand their business, Community Futures Mount Waddington was there with the financing. Come soar with us.

    "With Community Futures of Mt. Waddington, it is a personal relationship. Traditional banks have gone away from that and you don't know who you are dealing with. When you are dealing with Community Futures, you are dealing with someone in your own town." - Fraser Murray

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  • Malcom Island Growers

    Andrew loves wasabi and grows it on Malcolm Island, BC. Community Futures Mount Waddington helped them expand their greenhouse operation.

    "We found that Community Futures of Mt. Waddington were the best people to deal with in this area because they understand what people need to do here on the North Island" - Andrew Cole

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  • West Coast Helicopters

    West Coast Helicopters wanted to expand their business, Community Futures Mount Waddington was there with the financing. Come soar with us.

    "The best thing about our relationship with Community Futures of Mt. Waddington is just that, it's a relationship" - Peter Barratt

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Stories & News
  • God’s Pocket Resort 08 / 21, 2019 God’s Pocket Resort – A Succession Plan Realized Located on Hurst Island, not far from Port Hardy, God’s Pocket is an all-inclusive, destination eco-lodge that offers scuba diving and kayaking trips in God’s Pocket Marine Provincial Park. In a beautiful protected bay the resort offers comfortable, off-grid accommodation for its guests and some of the
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  • Resort purchase ‘Bolster’s woman’s entrepreneurial dream 01 / 17, 2019 By Karen Stewart for the North Island Eagle Sometimes being in the right place at the right time is just what’s required to achieve a lifelong goal. For Lisa Bolster it meant swapping her job as a Private Investigator in Vancouver to becoming the owner of Cedar Park Resort in Port McNeill, where she grew
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Community Futures Mount Waddington office will be closed for the Family Day holiday on Monday, February 19th, 2024. Have a wonderful long weekend!...#familydayweekend #familyday #communityfuturesmountwaddington #northisland #porthardy #portalice #portmcneill #sointula #alertbay

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#businessfinancing Do you need business financing? No matter where you are at in your business planning or growth Community Futures Mount Waddington can help.Financing and support are available to start, grow or purchase a business.Call us today and book an appointment:🌐www.cfmw.ca 📲 250-956-2220📨 info@cfmw.ca...#BusinessFinancing #business #finance #communityfuturesmountwaddington #supportlocalbusiness #northisland #portmcneill #porthardy #portalice #sointula #alertbay #telegraphcove #woss

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Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone from Community Futures Mount Waddington staff. ...#happyvalentinesday #communityfuturesmountwaddington #northisland #porthardy #portalice #portmcneill #lovewhereyoulive

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REMINDER! We’re co-hosting two Self Employment Program Info Sessions. Join us in-person or virtually:Port McNeill:📅Tuesday, February 13th ⏱2pm-3:30pm📍Community Futures Mount Waddington- 311 Hemlock Street.Port Hardy: 📅Thursday, February 15th ⏱2pm-3:30pm📍Work BC- North Island Thunderbird Mall.If you would prefer to join in virtually:📲250-286-3441📲Toll free 1-866-286-6788 to register for the Zoom link.We can’t wait to see you there!...#SelfEmploymentProgram #workbcnorthisland #communityfuturesmountwaddington #InfoSession #selfemployment #porthardy #portmcneill #portalice #sointula #alertbay #northisland

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Reminder Port Alice! Do you have a business💡idea? Discuss your business idea with our Business Analyst, Kristian Knutson.For the month of February, Kristian is coming to Port Alice.📆 Every Tuesday & Thursday🕑 1:00- 4:00pm📍 Port Alice Community Centre .Drop in or contact Kristian to schedule an appointment:📲 250-955-2220 📩 kristian@cfmw.ca He would be delighted to meet with you....#portalice #businessideas #businessanalyst #localbusiness #success #supportlocalbusiness #shoplocalnorthisland #communityfuturesmountwaddington #supportlocalbusiness #northisland #portmcneill #porthardy #sointula #alertbay #telegraphcove #woss

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