There are several business plan formats that can be used to explain your business idea & needs to potential lenders or investors. Most business plans tend to ask for the same kind of core information. Bruce CFDC will provide guidance for the preparation of a business plan that is tailored to your level of computer expertise. Please contact Barb Fisher at and we will provide you with forms to suit your business needs.  

  • Bruce CFDC provides access to a business plan are available. These tools step you through the business planning process, enabling you to develop a plan to use when starting discussions with local banks, the local Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) or others. 

It is also noted that most of the major commercial banks & credit unions also provide on-line business planning tools. Visit their sites if interested in their products/services or business assistance tools. As well, many accounting offices can provide assistance and information related to business planning.

If considering making an approach to the Bruce CFDC for a small business loan, please contact us to discuss business plan information needs and other loan consideration factors.