Each CFDC is a community-based, not-for-profit organization governed by a board of local volunteers. They are dedicated to helping small and medium sized businesses access services and capital, as well as enhancing their community’s economic and employment growth through community-based planning and economic development initiatives. Through FedDev Ontario, the Government of Canada provides funding, advice and support. There are 61 CFDCs across Ontario and 269 CFDCs across rural Canada.
CFDCs Offer the Following Services:
- Strategic community planning and socio-economic development
- Support for community-based projects
- Business Services and Counselling
- Business Loans up to $150,000 ($250,000 on exception)
For more details contact your local CFDC office