Starting a business and keeping one going is no small feet. We want to connect you with the resources and knowledge you need to succeed.
The largest town in Cardston County is Cardston. Home to 4000 people this southern Alberta gem rests directly against the Kainai Blood Reserve, home to another 10,000 residents.
67 3 Ave West Cardston, AB T0K 0K0
The Cardston County encompasses 3400sq km and is home to the Towns of Cardston, Magrath, Villages of Glenwood, Hillspring, and dozens more hamlets and localities.
1050 Main St, Cardston, AB T0K 0K0
Glenwood is located north from the town of Cardston, and home to a dairy plant owned by Saputo. They’ve also established an Economic Development Society with some great resources for businesses and budding entrepreneurs.
59 Main Ave NW, Glenwood, AB T0K 2R0
Cardston County is home to many other organizations focused on evolving and strengthening our economy, as well as supporting the businesses within them. For example we are home to 2 REDAs.
Alberta’s Regional Economic Development Alliances (REDAs) are regional Economic Development offices that are grassroots-based non-profit organizations comprised of member communities and regional stakeholders that work together to foster business development and prosperity in a defined geographic area, with a general emphasis on rural development.
SouthGrow Regional Initiative is a member-driven, non-profit regional economic development alliance in south central Alberta. Voting representatives among member communities consist of one elected and one designated community member from each municipality. Our focus is on working with member communities, industry/business, government and others to achieve common purpose of area economic development and shared services opportunities.
The real strength of an organization is in the commitment and energy of each individual, business and community that contributes to it. AlbertaSW communities are energetically cooperative, and share a collaborative long-term strategy to grow and promote the region.
For over 30 years, Community Futures has been helping people just like you turn business ideas into reality in rural Alberta. Our small business specialists connect you with the skills, financing and resources you need to succeed.