To engage communities as a strategic partner, promoting economic development and providing creative financial solutions and advice to new and established small businesses
Enriching people and communities by enhancing opportunities for new investment and business growth
Like all members of the Community Futures network, CFEK strives to achieve the highest professional and ethical service standards.
Honesty - We will be genuine, fair, truthful and sincere in all our dealings.
Respect - We will show consideration and deference for the contribution of others.
Trust - We will behave responsibly and honourably, we will allow ourselves to be open, approachable and create an atmosphere that encourages candor.
Openness - We will share information in a timely fashion, respecting the need for prudence and confidentiality.
Results - We will create positive community outcomes through innovation, entrepreneurial leadership, excellent client care and strong partnerships.
Governance - Community Futures operates using a governance model based on written policies / procedures that encompass our operational needs. These policies are regularly reviewed and renewed.
Professionalism - Community Futures volunteers and staff adopt the core values, strive for excellence and seek out opportunities for continuous improvement.
Communications - Community Futures communicates both internally and externally reflecting our core values in a timely, responsive and effective manner.
Accountability - Community Futures are accountable to our communities, funders and each other to meet or exceed expectations, while reflecting our core values.