Grant Funding

November 9, 2017

Do you have a good idea to grow your business #inFrontenac? Your project may be eligible for an Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) grant of up to 50% reimbursement.  Some examples of eligible projects … Trade Shows – to help you expand your market, EODP pays up to 50% of the cost of registration, travel,… continue reading

Book tech coach

November 6, 2017

If you haven’t already taken advantage of our Tech Coach Project, now is the time to do so as sadly the project funding comes to an end in February.  Businesses who have participated in the project have benefited from free one-on-one coaching to learn how to set up an on-line store, promote their goods and… continue reading

Have a biz idea?

October 24, 2017

Staff at the Frontenac CFDC often have people drop by to discuss an idea that they have for starting a business.  They aren’t sure what resources are available in the community or on the net to assist them.  They may be looking for some guidance or financing, or curious about about what the Frontenac CFDC… continue reading

Innovative Entrepreneur

September 22, 2017

We have the pleasure of working with Billy Day, an innovative and energetic entrepreneur in helping him grow his business, BD Custom Machining.  Jeff Green interviewed Billy for an article in our latest Frontenac CFDC newsletter.  You can read it at  http://issuu.com/frontenac_news/docs/

Are you a food producer/processor?

August 16, 2017

We would like to hear from food producers (farmers) and food /beverage processors in the Frontenac/Kingston area on the gap in infrastructure and services they require to start or grow their businesses. Staff at the Frontenac CFDC, County of Frontenac and the Kingston Economic Development Corporation are working together to determine how we can best… continue reading

Please join us for our AGM June 15

May 29, 2017

When I asked young entrepreneur Ryan Reynolds if he would share his “success story” at our Annual General Meeting, his response was that it would make his Mother proud to hear it referred to as that.  Come hear Ryan’s story about growing Capital Waterfowling.   His story dovetails nicely with that of the other young… continue reading

Showcase your business at Frontenac CFDC AGM

May 11, 2017

Would you like to rent a table top display at the Frontenac CFDC AGM? The Frontenac CFDC will be hosting their Annual General Meeting on Thursday, June 15th at the Verona Lion’s Hall. This year for the first time, we will be renting tables to showcase your business. Tables are 2’ by 6 ‘. Exhibitors… continue reading

Interested in becoming a Frontenac CFDC board member?

April 4, 2017

Residents and/or business owners within the County of Frontenac are eligible to apply to become a director. Candidates ideally have: An interest in local and regional community and business development Knowledge of Frontenac County in general and perhaps an understanding of a specific business sector If you are interested in becoming a board member of… continue reading

Are you taking advantage of our Tech Coaching?

March 13, 2017

Frontenac CFDC’s  Tech Coach project is all about moving small businesses in Frontenac and L&A counties to the next level by leveraging technology. Through workshops, one-on-one coaching, and online training, we help businesses get more out of social media, connect to new mobile technologies, and leverage online tools to allow them to work from anywhere. … continue reading

Learn to promote your business

January 26, 2017

This morning I received a welcome email from Darwyn, “I attended yesterday’s on-line marketing workshop.  Wanted to report back that it was excellent.  Max did a great job (awesome instructor, very knowledgeable, with first hand experience) and this will really help us kick start our new marketing efforts”.  If you wish to learn to promote… continue reading