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

Year In Review

June 21, 2018

At our June 19th Annual General Meeting we presented our 2017-18 results.  These results are also available in the summer edition of our newsletter that is available online at   https://frontenaccfdc.com/wp-content/uploads/CFDC-2018-Summer.pdf and is distributed in the June 21st edition of the Frontenac News.  In addition to our results, you will find information on funding programs, new… continue reading

Please Join us June 19th

June 12, 2018

Please join the Board and staff of the Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation’s (CFDC) for its Annual General Meeting. When: Tuesday, June 19, 2018 8:00 am to 9:30 am, (enjoy one of Joyce’s fabulous breakfasts) Where: Verona Lion’s Hall, 4504 Verona Sands Rd, Verona Guest speakers Kevin Phillips, Fernleigh Lodge Jonas Bonnetta, Port William Sound… continue reading

Interested in being a board member?

April 30, 2018

Interested in becoming a Frontenac CFDC board member? 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 & business development • Knowledge of Frontenac County in general and perhaps an understanding of a specific business sector… continue reading