Building communities one idea at a time.

Wel­come to Com­munity Futures Pan West, a joint ini­ti­at­ive of the four pro­vin­cial Com­munity Futures asso­ci­ations estab­lished in 1996. Work­ing in part­ner­ship with West­ern Eco­nom­ic Diver­si­fic­a­tion Canada, Pan West provides sup­port to the 90 Com­munity Futures organ­iz­a­tions which provide ser­vices to Canada’s rur­al west. Our shared vis­ion is to help cre­ate diverse, sus­tain­able com­munit­ies by sup­port­ing loc­al, com­munity-based eco­nom­ic devel­op­ment.

Welcome to the Community Futures Pan West Leadership Institute

Com­munity Futures cre­ated its Staff Cer­ti­fic­a­tion and Board Devel­op­ment pro­grams to encour­age and recog­nize learn­ing at every level. By invest­ing in new skills, and build­ing upon your exist­ing know­ledge and expert­ise, you help ensure that Com­munity Futures has the tools to live up to its prom­ise of excel­lence. And by mak­ing a com­mit­ment to lifelong learn­ing, we can all help our organ­iz­a­tion to oper­ate at its fullest capa­city – and help our staff and volun­teers reach their full poten­tial.

Career opportunities

Com­munity Futures are always look­ing for tal­en­ted people who have a pas­sion for entre­pren­eur­ism and com­munity devel­op­ment. Check this site reg­u­larly as we will post pos­i­tions from all 90 Com­munity Futures in our Pan West net­work.

Resources + Publications

Community Futures — A Canadian Success Story

Pub­lished on May 5, 2014
View video

Community Futures — Clients testimonials and impactful stats on success of the program

View video

CF Pan West Network Board

View Board Mem­bers

Community Futures Pan West Annual Report

View report

2017 Audited Financial Statements

View report

2017 Management Letter and Audit Report

View report

2016 – 2017 Pan West Financial Statement

View report

Financial Accountability Chart

View report

2016 – 2017 Performance Report

View report

Community Futures Board Development brochure

View bro­chure

Community Futures Staff Development brochure

View bro­chure

Conseil de développement économique de l’Alberta


British Columbia

#C230-7871 Stave Lake St.
Mis­sion, BC
V2V 0C5
T: 604 – 289-4222 ext 225


Suite 3209, Build­ing B.
101 Sun­set Drive
Cochrane, AB
T4C 0B4
T: 403 – 851-9995


Box 1545
Saska­toon, SK
S7K 3R3
T: 306 – 477-3030


559 – 167 Lom­bard Ave.
Win­nipeg, MB
R3B 0V3
T: 204 – 943-2905

Suite 4213, Build­ing C.
101 Sun­set Drive
Cochrane, AB T4C 0B4

T: 403 580 6061