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Coaching & Consulting Services

Meet 1-on-1 with the professional consultants and consultants who specialize in rural business. Get advice, resources, and help to improve your skills and better your business.

 *If you are interested in joining Taking Care of Business as a Coach or Consultant, please complete the application and return to Lori at lori@cfac.ca


Get Started

  1. Log into your account.
  2. Complete the Intake Form - found on your account dashboard - Coaching & Consulting.
  3. Your Program Ambassador will review your application and may connect with you for more information or to provide additional resources that will be of value to your business. 
  4. A consulting services representative will connect with you to match you with a coach or consultant. 

Funded businesses receive 10 free coaching or consulting hours. 

For non-funded businesses, consulting and coaching services can be purchased for $105/hr plus tax.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. How many specialized consultants can I meet with under the DREAI Sponsorship?

As an eligible business you will have access to a maximum of 10 consulting hours. You can meet with multiple consultants within the 10 hours.

2. What if I want more than 10 hours?

Connect with your Program Ambassador to request additional training or access Consultants on a fee-for-service basis. 

3. If I am not eligible for sponsorship, can I use the Consulting Services for my business?

Yes, on a fee-for-service basis at $105.00/hour.   

4. How will I be hear from consultants?

By email. Be sure to keep an eye on your junk/promo folder. 



Community Futures Advisory Services

We offer free, local business advisory services for rural companies of all sizes, to help you stay ahead of the curve. Our business advisory services aren't about telling you what to do; our experts are here to guide you through a specific challenge, such as planning, financials, marketing, and even just brainstorming creative ideas. Whatever it is you need help with, we're ready and waiting with free advice tailored to local, rural business. 

Get Business Advice

To connect with one of our expert coaches, contact an office in your area.

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