Thinking about starting a business?
We’re here to help make it happen.
Owning a business can mean the opportunity to earn an income living your passion and values, and for those who are willing to work hard and take risks, the rewards can be many.
What does it take to run a successful business? Is owning a business a good fit for you? If you’re considering self-employment, let us help put you on the path to success. Our self-employment program starts with important early questions as you create an exciting vision for your business.
Starting a Business in the North Okanagan
How We Help
Before taking the leap to entrepreneurship, we’ll guide you through testing the marketability of your idea and building a solid business plan so you have a strong foundation from the start.
We help you create a promising path to entrepreneurship through:
- Training and workshops
- Peer support
- One-to-one coaching
- Connections within the business community
- Start-up resources
Ready to bring your business to life?
About Community Futures
From our office in downtown Vernon, Community Futures North Okanagan offers employment, business and economic development services to help residents build their future and the community. We service Armstrong, Coldstream, Enderby, Grindrod, Lavington, Lumby, Mara, Okanagan Indian Band, Spallumcheen, Splatsin and Vernon.