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.



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Policetech Accelerator

Driving innovation and entrepreneurship to improve community safety


RRRF has been extended!

RRRF has been extended!

Government of Canada Provides Additional Relief Funding to Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation. Today, the Northumberland CFDC announced that businesses in Northumberland Country may be eligible to benefit from additional relief funding through the Government of Canada’s Regional Relief and Recovery Fund.

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RRRF Update

RRRF Update

Northumberland CFDC, our staff and Board of Directors, are working continuously with the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and the Government of Canada to deliver agile and responsive programming to support innovation and entrepreneurship in Northumberland and Eastern Ontario in response to the current COVID-19 pandemic challenges.

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We are here to help local businesses. If your business has been impacted by COVID-19 and you’ve been unable to access other federal support, you may be eligible for the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund. Learn more here:

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