About CED

Community economic development (CED) is based on a philosophy that people in communities can best make decisions about local opportunities and challenges. Community Futures Highwood helps communities take a leadership role in defining their futures and achieving sustainable development.

We work with municipalities and municipal committees such as:

  • Municipal councils, boards and committees
  • Regional and community non-profit organizations involved in municipal projects
  • Chambers of Commerce and merchant groups

Services are provided to assist stakeholders build skills and knowledge to create efficient and effective methods of group organization and planning.

Specific facilitation and training services include:

    • Community strategic planning
    • Partnership development
    • Regional economic development project development

Contact us to discuss your project ideas at 403.995.4151 or