Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program

We understand that achieving your entrepreneurial dreams can be challenging, especially when facing health conditions or barriers that may not be visible. That’s why Community Futures Lethbridge Region offers the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program (EDP), an innovative initiative dedicated to helping individuals like you start and grow businesses. With our comprehensive support system, including loans, training, mentoring, and financial assistance, we’re here to guide you every step of the way.

As a participant in the Entrepreneurs with Disability Program, you’ll gain access to a range of valuable resources. Benefit from personalized one-on-one business coaching, providing tailored guidance to help you navigate the intricacies of entrepreneurship. Explore loan options designed to support your business’s financial needs. Enhance your skills through specialized technology training, empowering you to leverage the latest tools and innovations. Additionally, we prioritize your mental wellness by offering access to resources that promote overall well-being.

To be eligible for the Entrepreneurs with Disabilities Program you must:

  • Have a self-disclosed disability or ongoing health condition
  • Live in rural Alberta
  • Have a viable business idea
  • Be able to contribute in some way to your business

Don’t let barriers hold you back from achieving your entrepreneurial aspirations. Community Futures is dedicated to empowering individuals with disabilities to build successful businesses. Contact us today to learn more about the Entrepreneurs with Disability Program and take the first step towards transforming your business dreams into reality.


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