Entrepreneurs with Disabilities


Community Futures North Central Development has historically had access to project funding ($4,000) on an annual basis centered around capacity building for entrepreneurs with disabilities.  Past projects have included:

  • Disability Awareness Workshops (Youth)
  • Accessible Website Project 
  • EDP Marketing projects 
  • Frank O'Dea presentation as part of annual provincial Community Futures conference (September 2011)
  • A partnership with CMHA on the Mental Health week presentations (May 2012)
  • A one-day conference centered around resources in northern Manitoba for persons with disabilities titled What's in Your Future (October 2012)
  • Celebrating Abilities Conference (October 2014)

If there is a project you would like to see in your community, contact a Community Development Officer today - 204-677-1490, 1-800-303-2232 or email ckissick@northcentraldevelopment.ca 

January 16, 2018

Thompson to host 2018 Manitoba Winter Games

Exciting news for the north! The 2018 Manitoba Winter Games powered by Manitoba Hydro will be held in Thompson from March 4-10, 2018.  We anticipate Thompson to be a bustling hive of activity as we welcome 1800 athletes plus coaches, families and sport representatives!

January 11, 2018

Dragon's Quest Business Plan Competition

This competition is for Indigenous entrepreneurs who started a business after January 31, 2017 or that will launch before April 30, 2018.  Contest presented by Community Futures Manitoba through their Indigenous Business Service Network.  Deadline to enter is March 23rd. Rural and Urban categories with prizes up to $5,000.  Submit your business plan to enter.  For more information visit the CFM website here