Find Additional Resources

Using this site is a great start, but your journey should not end here. There’s a lot of other resources that can help your business start, grow and prosper and we encourage you to draw on their expertise. Provided below are the details of some these organizations, including us!

Agriculture Financial Services Corporation (AFSC)

Provides loans to farmers, agri-businesses and other small businesses. Learn more

Phone: 403-948-8529

Alberta Agriculture & Rural Development

Services for businesses in the primary production and value-added areas of agriculture including feasibility studies, market analysis and financial analysis. Learn more

Phone: 403-310-3276

Alberta Economic Dashboard

Compiles the Alberta’s most important economic indicators for businesses in one place and provides a quick snapshot of our current economic state and detailed information on each indicator. Learn more

Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

Business advising and skills development; financing; and networking opportunities. Learn more

Phone: 1-800-713-3558


Financing, capital and consulting services to help create and grow small and medium-size enterprises. Learn more

Phone: 1-888-463-6232


Mentoring, financing and business resources for entrepreneurs ages 18-39. Learn more

Phone: 1-800-464-2923

Community Futures Centre West

Business counseling and training.
Business loans (start-up or expansion capital).
Services for youth and entrepreneurs with disabilities. Learn more

Phone: 403-932-5220, 1-877-603-2329

The Business Link

Information and learning opportunities for those starting or expanding a business including How To guides, an Interactive Business Planner, Ask an Expert program, resource library, webinars and more. Learn more

Phone: 1-800-272-9675

Innovate Calgary

Information, resources and support with disclosing an invention, starting a company, growing a company, finding financing. Provide opportunities for investors to invest in technology, or mentor a tech entrepreneur. Learn more

Phone: 403-284-6400

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