Financing and Strategy

Driving Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Northumberland CFDC

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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. We provide loans of up to $250.000 for business start up, stabilization and expansion.

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.



We provide loans of up to $250,000 for qualifying startups and small and medium-sized enterprises.


Our co-investment fund (sidecar) for technology startups and innovation-driven enterprises.


Our fintech-driven lending platform for innovative women-led business in Southern Ontario.



Non-repayable performance-based funding transitioning SMEs in Northumberland to expand business growth and innovation.


Non-repayable performance-based funding to accelerate SMEs on the innovation track, benefiting multiple communities within Eastern Ontario.


Non-repayable performance-based contributions to REBUILD, REOPEN and REVIVE Southern Ontario based Women-led businesses.



Soft land your innovation-driven enterprise in our flexible V13 VentureZone.

Policetech Accelerator

Driving innovation and entrepreneurship to improve community safety


Advanced Manufacturing Relief Program Results

Advanced Manufacturing Relief Program Results

Through the Government of Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund the Advanced Manufacturing Relief Program supported 29 small and medium-sized manufacturers (SMEs) to address business challenges that have resulted from COVID-19 pressures.

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RRRF Results

RRRF Results

Northumberland CFDC celebrates supporting 31 businesses through the Government of Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. Businesses in Northumberland County have received a total of $1,580,000 to mitigate COVID-19 impacts.

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Regional Relief and Recovery Fund support is available for #SMEs in our community impacted by #COVID19 that have been unable to access other federal support.
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Just finished up a whirlwind "Intro to Technology Entrepreneurship" session with Ms. Klintworth's business students at @CCIwolves. Looking forward to reopening and welcoming budding entrepreneurs to @Venture_13. ~JH

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