No Fixed Amount
Type of Program:
Loan/ Loan Guarantees/ Equity Investments
Through Access to Capital program, Community Futures Ontario administers local investment funds to help finance new or existing small businesses and social enterprises for start-up, expansion or stabilization plans that help maintain or create jobs in rural Ontario.
Comments on Funding:
Funding takes the form of repayable financing of $150,000 or more on commercial terms through loans, loan guarantees or equity investments.
When It Ends:
Applicants must be:
Applicants must contact their local Community Futures Development Corporations office for details.
Other Things to Note:
The Community Futures Program is a Government of Canada initiative which supports 61 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) in Ontario— FedDev Ontario works with the 37 CFDCs in rural Eastern and Southern Ontario, while FedNor works with the 24 organizations in the North.
Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe’s background and how he can help your business.