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

Celebrate Small Businesses

October 5, 2018

Please join us as we recognize and celebrate the outstanding contribution that small businesses make to our community.  This is an opportunity to network with other Frontenac businesses.  Appetizers and a cash bar available.   To give us an idea of how many people will be attending, please register at Eventbrite.ca   https://bit.ly/2OcSxeL This event is being brought to… continue reading

Touring businesses #inFrontenac

September 26, 2018

Each year the board and staff at the Frontenac CFDC tour some of the businesses that we have had the pleasure of working with.  This year’s tour was to see some of the exciting developments in and around Inverary.  We started at Mobile Kitchens Canada  https://www.mobilekitchenscanada.com/ and learned about some of the fascinating projects that they… continue reading

Countryview Care featured in newsletter

September 20, 2018

The Frontenac CFDC staff create a newsletter each quarter that is distributed to some 9,000 households through the Frontenac News.  Each issue, Jeff Green of the Frontenac News writes a feature story for us on two businesses.   This month we are pleased to tell you the story of Jennifer Clow and her business, Countryview Care… continue reading

Join us for a workshop

September 18, 2018

We have put together what we think is an interesting mix of workshops.  In addition to having the standard business basics and budgeting type sessions, we have two clients who will be presenting at workshops.  Stephanie Newman will be discussing how she used social media to grow her business The Cheesecakery Bakery.  This will be… continue reading

We’ve got a grant for that!

July 30, 2018

What will it take for your business to become more successful or more profitable or to increase its productivity?  We may be able to provide you with a grant to help you achieve that goal.  The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) is a federally funded program that provides up to 50% reimbursement for eligible projects.  … continue reading

Welcome Ella

July 19, 2018

The board and the staff of the Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) would like to welcome Ella Vanderburgt as their new business development officer.   With more than 20 years of entrepreneurial, business and financial management experience, Ella works collaboratively with community partners to assist business owners and their staff to analyze their business, identifying… continue reading

Hear from local inspiring business owners

June 26, 2018

The Frontenac CFDC has created a video showcasing some innovative and inspiring businesses that are owned and operated by your neighbours. To view the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3pCqIyXsuE&t=25s