Stó:lō Community Futures (SCF) provides community economic development and resources for the twenty-four Stó:lō Nation communities within Sólh Téméxw, the Stó:lō Traditional Territory, are advanced through the business services provided by the Stó:lō Community Futures program that works with and for local Indigenous individual entrepreneurs, small, and medium sized Indigenous businesses.
Our service area includes the traditional area of Stó:lō. We serve all Indigenous people living on and off reserve living within this territory.
Our Business Services include the following:
Business Counselling & Support Services
Starting or expanding a business requires a great deal of research and planning in order to be successful. Our team of professionals are here to provide business counseling and advice to small and medium sized Indigenous businesses for the start-up of a new business or the expansion of an existing one. View our REACH Site for SCF business support and services.
Within the Stó:lō Traditional Territory, SCF has investment funds available to assist viable small and medium sized Indigenous businesses, with loan amounts up to $150,000. As a full service Business Centre, our Team is ready to assist Indigenous entrepreneurs with business loans, applications to other Indigenous Lenders, support to get their business up and running, and assistance with business aftercare, once the business is established.
Community Economic Development
Stó:lō Community Futures Corporation is committed to becoming a leader in Community Economic Development for the 24 Stó:lō First Nation communities within the Stó:lō. We work with the individual Stó:lō communities by offering assistance with their objectives in advancing Community Economic growth.
Business Development Centre
Stó:lō Community Futures provides a wide range of Business Services to indigenous people living within the Stó:lō Traditional Territory. We are your Indigenous Business Development Centre. We offer assistance in developing your business from start to finish. We can provide business resources to help you achieve your dream and answer all your questions.
With 15% equity, we can offer up to $150,000 in a business loan. Learn more about the financial packages that SCF can offer.