10 Must Know Social Media Practices

September 11, 2019

Join Jennifer Baker, Simplifying Social Media, on Wed October 23, 9am-11 am for “10 Must-Know Social Media Best Practices”  This two-hour workshop will focus on enhancing your business’ social media presence! Topics include: Google My Business, Creating Content including, Facebook & Instagram Live, Facebook & Instagram Stories, as well as content and engagement best practices.  To… continue reading

FCFDC launches new grant

May 28, 2019

Intake Opens for Rural Innovation Initiative Eastern Ontario On February 27th, 2019 the Honourable Navdeep Bains, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development (ISED) and Minister responsible for FedDev Ontario, announced Eastern Ontario CFDCs would receive funding to support projects that drive innovation and growth in rural Eastern Ontario. As a result of this… continue reading

Save the date – June 25th

May 13, 2019

We will be celebrating 15 years at our June 25th AGM and would be delighted if you can join us.  We are excited to have David Craig, Mobile Kitchens Canada and RTD Trailers be our guest speaker and share with us his story of growing these Inverary based businesses.  To pre-register visit https://bit.ly/30inmVN

Interested in becoming a board member?

May 2, 2019

Residents and/or business owners within the County of Frontenac are eligible to apply to become a director of the Frontenac CFDC. Candidates ideally have o An interest in local and regional community and business development o Knowledge of Frontenac County in general and perhaps an understanding of a specific business sector, or a specific skill… continue reading

Social Media Workshop May 1st

April 23, 2019

10 Strategies to Make Social Media Work For Your Business – May 1st In this 2-hour workshop participants will learn 10 strategies to increase engagement, reach, and impact of their business’ social media accounts. Topics include new features, trends, content strategies, and advertising. This presentation is geared to County of Frontenac businesses. Presenter is Jennifer… continue reading

Hot off the press

March 29, 2019

Our quarterly newsletter was distributed through Frontenac News on March 28th and is also available on our website at https://frontenaccfdc.com/newsletters/ .  Read about D&G Home Improvements, Cardinal Cafe and OSO Sweet Maple Syrup.

Time Sensitive Funding

March 4, 2019

The Canada Agricultural Partnership has just announced that it is now accepting applications for grant funding until April 5th for the agri-food and agri-product sectors and environmental stewardship.  For more information visit the Agricultural Adaptation Council website at   https://adaptcouncil.org/

We’re hiring

January 17, 2019

The Frontenac CFDC is now accepting resumes for the position of Business Loans Officer We seek an experienced professional with strong financial analysis proficiency, business counselling ability, exceptional interpersonal skills and strong proficiency on multiple computer programs. This position may be full or part-time to accommodate the successful candidate. This position involves counselling small business… continue reading

The Seed to Sausage Story

January 3, 2019

Many of you have tried some of the wonderful products made by Seed to Sausage – Chorizo, Montreal Smoked Meat, old fashioned bacon, caramelized onion and pepper sausage, just to name of few. In this presentation, owner Mike McKenzie will tell you his story of starting Seed to Sausage as a hobby in his garage… continue reading

Canada Summer Job Grant

December 17, 2018

Every spring I get calls from business owners looking for grants to hire summer students months after the application process has closed.   Please help me get the word out that applications are due by January 25th.  New expanded eligibility now includes all youth from 15 to 30 years of age and the program is… continue reading