EODP draws to a close
March 20, 2018
The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) is funded through the Federal Development of Southern Ontario (FedDev) with the goal of promoting the growth of new and existing businesses in rural Eastern Ontario. The EODP comes to an end December 2018 and we do not know if this grant program will be renewed. The Frontenac CFDC… continue reading
Time is running out!
January 8, 2018
Time is running out to set up your free one-on-one tech coaching consulting for your business as sadly the program funding is coming to an end. If you haven’t already heard the story of how this program came to be, it was inspired by my dealings with an electrician. The electrician I hired would take… continue reading
January 4, 2018
At the beginning of each year, the staff at the Frontenac CFDC get a spike in enquires from individuals wishing to become self-employed or start a new business. Perhaps time off from work during the holiday season has given people time to reevaluate their life choices. Maybe while having a pint with their buddy they… continue reading
December 18, 2017
The Frontenac CFDC office will be closed Monday, December 25th and will reopen Tuesday, January 2nd. The staff of the Frontenac CFDC would like to wish you a Merry Christmas or Happy Hanukkah and all the best for 2018.
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
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