The following business resource links are intended to provide you with resources and information relevant to the city, province and country.
Community Futures Lethbridge
can lend up to $150,000 to any one business, for working capital, inventory, equipment, renovations, expansion, etc. They can also work with you on business planning and market research.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) provides financing, consulting and information for small to medium businesses. Contact their local branch
to learn more.
If you need information on existing industries in Lethbridge, visit our Core Industries
Many local businesses, groups and associations may offer additional resources and support for your business:
The Business Link has information on provincial financing
You may need to jumpstart your marketing initiatves in order to promote your new business or your business in a new city. You can find a myraid of marketing information at The Business Link
Business planning is a crucial step in developing a business and is often the key to obtaining financing and community support. For information and resources on business planning, see Canada Business Link’s Guide to Business Plans
and a Business Start-Up Checklist
To determine the potential economic impact your business will have on the community, visit the Government of Alberta statistics
The Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF) offers a world-class Mentoring Program
that matches you with an experienced business professional. The CYBF also offers Post-Launch Resources
to help you stay focused, navigate challenges, and stay on the road to long-term success.