Our Programs


Up to $250,000 for qualifying startups and SMEs.

Strategy Consulting

Meet with one of our advisors to get feedback on your business plan.


Eastern Ontario Development Program: Non-repayable performance-based funding up to $100,000 for business development or community innovation.


Our Gaming and Entrepreneurship Lab offers world class U/X testing.


Compete for a $100,000 investment deal in our annual N100 Startup Competition.


New funding and acceleration initiative coming soon for startups and innovative SMEs.

Our Vision: Community Futures

Prosperity in Northumberland (and across Eastern Ontario) through innovation and entrepreneurship.

How do we get there?

By providing financing and strategy for entrepreneurs.

Who do we work with?

Growth-oriented SMEs, next generation startups and twenty-first century institutions who are creating local economic opportunities and high quality jobs.

What Our Clients Are Saying

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Linkitz (the winner of N100 2014) is now live on Kickstarter (click here to back Linkitz’ crowdfunding campaign).

May 5: N100 Pitch Contest at the Capitol Theatre (click here for photos).

May 6: Announced the Top 5 startups who made it to Round 2 of N100 (click here to read more).

May 20: Meeting of Northumberland CFDC Board of Directors. Intellectual Property Workshop with Bereskin & Parr LLP.

May 25: Next meeting of Northumberland Makers at the Cobourg Public Library at 6pm. All are welcome.

May 27: Northumberland BAC is hosting a “Basic Marketing” seminar (click here for more info).

Key Program Contacts

Wendy Curtis
Executive Director
NBDA Corp.
905-372-8315 x227
Email Wendy

Susan Latta
Business Manager
905-372-8315 x223
Email Susan

John Hayden
905-372-8315 x224
Email John

Mark Klintworth
Business Development Officer
905-372-8315 x245
Email Mark

Thomas Coughlan
Business Development Officer
905-372-8315 x226
Email Thomas

Kelly McDowell
Enterprise Development
905-372-8315 x244
Email Kelly

Find out how we can help you grow your ideas.

Contact Us Today
With the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario