COVID-19 loans

May 20, 2020

We are now accepting loan applications for Regional Relief and Recovery Funds (RRRF) for Frontenac businesses that have been adversely impacted by COVID-19 and have not received federal relief funding.  Guideline and application form are available on the website.


April 10, 2020

Anne, Sue and our new colleague Jason are here to help you, or be at the other end of the phone if you just would like an ear to bend.   For business consultations or loan enquiries, contact Anne Prichard.  Anne may be easily reached by email at, or if you prefer to leave… continue reading

Canada Summer Jobs is Open

February 14, 2020

The Canada Summer Jobs is Open.  Application deadline is February 24th.

We’re hiring

December 18, 2019

Like to start your new year with a new job?  We’re hiring.

Open House Dec 18

December 3, 2019

Please join us for an open house Wed. Dec 18 from 9:30 am to 11:00 am to celebrate the holiday season. We will be serving Haymaker’s Coffee, a new Wolfe Island coffee roastery, Joyce’s fabulous coffee cake and other treats. To give us an idea of how many people may attend, please email Hope… continue reading

Are you eligible for grant?

October 30, 2019

If you are looking to start a new business, or your existing business is less than 3 years old, you may be eligible for the Starter Company Plus – a program that provides mentorship and up to $5,000 in grant funds.  Deadline for application is Nov 29th.  For more information, visit  

Recruiting, training and retaining staff

October 24, 2019

Recruiting, training and retaining staff is time consuming and costly. KEYS can help employers to recruit new employees and access funding to support their initial training. KEYS can also help you to access funding available through the Canada Ontario Job Grant to pay to train your current employees. Presented by Gillian Watters, Keys. Learn more… continue reading

Small Business Networking

October 17, 2019

Please join October 22nd us as we recognize and celebrate the outstanding contribution that small businesses make to our communities. This is an opportunity to network with other Frontenac businesses. Appetizers will be catered by Jeff Fenwick, Back Forty Artisan Cheese and a cash bar will be available.   To give us an idea of… continue reading

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