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

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

New Start?

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

Holiday Hours

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.