External Economic Development Funding, Grants, and Programs

Business Link

Programs and services designed to help your small business start and succeed.

At Business Link, our team knows how quickly things can change in the small business world. Our programs and services are constantly evolving to help you tackle the challenges you face as a small business owner today.

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Alberta Innovates

Alberta Innovates solves some of the province’s biggest challenges by seeing beyond the possible. We support research and the growth of business. We help the startup community build new technology and drive new ideas.

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Alberta Women Entrepreneurs

We strive to bring capacity-building solutions to your business so you can develop and strengthen the skills, instincts, abilities, processes, and resources that you need to survive, adapt, and thrive in a fast-changing world.

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Community Futures

Business loans, tools, mentoring, and honest advice for rural small business owners and entrepreneurs in Alberta.

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Futurpreneur has been fueling the entrepreneurial passions of Canada’s young enterprise for over two decades. We are the only national, non-profit organization that provides financing, mentoring and support tools to aspiring business owners aged 18-39. Our internationally recognized mentoring program hand matches young entrepreneurs with a business expert from a network of more than 2,600 volunteer mentors.

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