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.
Venture13 Set to Ignite Innovation in the Eastern Region
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April 30 to May 1, 2018
Northumberland CFDC and over a dozen of our N1M startups will be attending OCE Discovery 2018 in Toronto, an exhibition of the Province’s most exciting up-and-coming innovation-driven enterprises and featuring international leaders and champions of innovation and entrepreneurship, such as Megan Smith, third Chief Technology Officer of the United States (2014-2017).
May 8, 2018
The Annual General Meeting of the Northumberland Manufacturers’ Association will take place at Venture13 in Cobourg on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, from 7:30 to 9:30 AM. Continental breakfast is served. Registration required (click here).
May 17 2018
Join us for an open house at Venture13 (739 D’Arcy St. Cobourg, Ontario, K9A OH6) Eastern Ontario’s newest centre for innovation and entrepreneurship. Drop by between 5 and 7 PM to meet entrepreneurs and innovation partners and tour the site, including the all new V13 Innovation Commons, VentureZone and MakerLab.
As we progress in our exciting move to Venture13, our offices will be temporarily relocated to the Cobourg Community Centre, 750 D’Arcy Street, Cobourg, K9A 0G1, for the period beginning Monday, April 16th and ending Friday April 27th, 2018. General voicemail services on our main telephone line (905-372-8315) will be available during these two weeks and will be checked on a regular basis. Please continue to contact us by email as we continue services as normal. We apologize for any temporary inconvenience and look forward to welcoming you at our new offices across the street at Venture13.