About CFNCD

Community Futures North Central Development (CFNCD) is a community economic development corporation that serves the north central region of Manitoba.  Core funding is provided by the federal government through Western Economic Diversification Canada. 

At present there is a staff of 8 that work in the CFNCD office, located at 3 Station Road, Thompson, MB.  CFNCD receives direction from a volunteer board of directors. For each community in the region, one board member is appointed by local government. 

There are currently 17 communities including First Nation (7), Northern Affairs (7), and Urban Industrial (3).   CFNCD Communities: Town of Churchill Cross Lake Community Council Cross Lake First Nation Fox Lake First Nation Gillam Ilford Community Council Nelson House Community Council Nelson House First Nation Norway House Community Council Norway House Cree Nation Pikwitonei Community Council Split Lake Cree Nation Thicket Portage Community Council City of Thompson Wabowden Community Council War Lake First Nation York Landing First Nation 

The structure of CFNCD consists of: 

  • The Board of Directors,
  • An Executive Committee (Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, Secretary, and Treasurer),
  • Business Development Committee,
  • Community Development Committee and 
  • Other advisory committees as required from time to time.     

CFNCD plays an active role on a regional level by participating in various organizations such as: Thompson Regional Airport Authority, Community Futures Manitoba, Thompson Newcomer Settlement Services, Northern Manitoba Regional Roundtable, Northern Manitoba Tourism Advisory Committe and Vision Quest.

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