Collaborative Economic Development Projects: Non-repayable performance-based funding up to $100,000 to invest in innovation capital projects, with benefits to multiple communities within Eastern Ontario.
In 2017 we maintained our record pace
For the second straight year we provided $1.4 million in loans to small businesses in Northumberland, helping entrepreneurs to start up, stabilize and expand their business. In addition to standard financing, we also offer many unique lending products including social enterprise loans, accessibility loans and loans for entrepreneurial newcomers to Canada. Learn more about how the Community Futures Program can help your business succeed.
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.
A Greeting from the Right Hon. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau
Venture13 Set to Ignite Innovation in the Eastern Region
Read our latest press release
March 21, 2018
March 23, 2018
Our Capstone student team from UOIT, led by Holly Doxtator (from Brighton, Ontario), will present their draft recommendations for Venture13 MakerLab Policies and Procedures, based on their analysis of industry best practices and interviews with stakeholders. The Poster Day showcase will take place between 2:00 to 3:20pm, and 3:30 to 5:00pm, in the UB Atrium (Business & IT Building) at UOIT.
March 27, 2018
With the support of FedDev Ontario, Northumberland CFDC is supporting the advancement of green and cleantech startups across Southern Ontario. On March 27, Northumberland CFDC will join the GreenCentre Canada at the Xerox Research Centre in Mississauga as part of the IHC4 Competition external committee. C4 = Chemistry Countering Climate Change. For more, visit the GCC Innovation House website (click here).
March 28, 2018
Northumberland CFDC will be showcasing our clients at Spark Centre’s Eastern Ontario innovation corridor “Investor Collision Day” in Oshawa.
April 26, 2018
The Business Enterprise Centre Northumberland is holding a session from 10 AM to noon, entitled: “Social Media Overview: Build Followers and Quality Content”. Please call 905-372-9279 to pre-register.
May 17 2018
Our date for the Grand Opening of Venture13, the launch of N100 Evolution, and much more. Save the date! Details coming soon.
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In Other News
FedDev Ontario recently published four of our regional video success stories demonstrating the exciting impacts that Northumberland CFDC’s Collaborative Economic Development Projects are having across Eastern Ontario. Check out the videos here.
Are you an at-home professional, independent contractor/small business or isolated worker looking for flexible access to a professional office/meeting space in Cobourg? Check out the “Factory” at 600 William St., recently launched by The Business & Entrepreneurship Centre Northumberland (click here). An annual membership is only $59.99 + HST.