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


The Advanced Manufacturing Relief Program has Expanded!

The Advanced Manufacturing Relief Program has Expanded!

COBOURG/PETERBOROUGH/KAWARTHA LAKES, ONTARIO – The Advanced Manufacturing Relief Program which launched in December is pleased to announce the addition of Kawartha Lakes Community Futures Development Corporation (KLCFDC) to the list of partners supporting and funding this initiative.

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HUMAN RESOURCES: The Town of Cobourg's Executive Services Division is currently seeking a Coordinator, @Venture_13 Programs and Operations. 🤝
Apply by Tuesday, August 24, 2021 at 4 p.m.
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MENTORSHIP: Complimentary 1:1 virtual or phone meetings are open to all! Chat with V13 Mentor Andrew McBurney, Marketing & Brand Reputation Specialist! 📞💻

45 minute sessions available:
Monday August 9th
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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Your community is unique. That is why the Canada Community Revitalization Fund (CCRF) invests in things that make your community great:

🏘️ Parks and trails
🏘️ Downtown cores
🏘️ Cultural centres

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