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

⚠️REMINDER! We are in Alert Bay every Wednesday. Do you have a business💡idea? Discuss your business idea with our Business Analyst, Kristian Knutson, from Community Futures Mount Waddington. 📆 Every Wednesday🕑 12:30- 3:30pm📍 Alert Bay Town Office Drop in or contact Kristian to schedule an appointment:📲 250-955-2220 📩 kristian@cfmw.ca He would be delighted to meet with you....#alertbay #businessideas #BusinessAnalyst #localbusiness #success #supportlocalbusiness #shoplocalnorthisland #communityfuturesmountwaddington #supportlocalbusiness #northisland #portmcneill #porthardy #sointula #alertbay #telegraphcove #woss

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Not only that, but your local WorkBC Centre also has a dedicated team of professionals that can offer insights on the labour market & work with you to develop a strategic job search plan!Find your local WorkBC Centre here: www.workbc.ca/discover-employment-services/workbc-centres/workbc-centre-locations#WorkBC #FreeServices #jobsearch

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2 weeks ago

Community Futures Mount Waddington

#successstory Community Futures Mount Waddington loves to share local success stories from the North Island. Check out this month’s success story on God’s Pocket Resort.Located on Hurst Island, not far from Port Hardy, God’s Pocket Resort 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 accommodations for its guests and some of the world’s best cold-water diving experiences and locations very near the resort. The resort is also popular amongst kayakers looking to explore the islands around God’s Pocket.For more info: www.godspocket.com/ ...#successstory #godspocketresort #localbusiness #success #supportlocalbusiness #shoplocalnorthisland #communityfuturesmountwaddington #supportlocalbusiness #northisland #portmcneill #porthardy #portalice #sointula #alertbay #telegraphcove #woss

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#helloapril 🐇HOP into our office with your new business idea! We’re🐰hoppy to help you plan your new business. Come see us at #14-311 Hemlock Street, Port McNeill, BC....#newbusinessidea #businessideas #BusinessAnalyst #localbusiness #success #supportlocalbusiness #shoplocalnorthisland #communityfuturesmountwaddington #supportlocalbusiness #northisland #portmcneill #porthardy #sointula #alertbay #telegraphcove #woss

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2 weeks ago

Community Futures Mount Waddington

⚠️REMINDER ALERT BAY! We’re coming to Alert Bay in April. Do you have a business💡idea? Discuss your business idea with our Business Analyst, Kristian Knutson, from Community Futures Mount Waddington 📆 Every Wednesday🕑 12:30- 3:30pm📍 Alert Bay Town Office Drop in or contact Kristian to schedule an appointment:📲 250-955-2220 📩 kristian@cfmw.ca He would be delighted to meet with you....#alertbay #businessideas #BusinessAnalyst #localbusiness #success #supportlocalbusiness #shoplocalnorthisland #communityfuturesmountwaddington #supportlocalbusiness #northisland #portmcneill #porthardy #sointula #alertbay #telegraphcove #woss

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