Funding News – Rural Funding Available in Ontario – COVID-19 Relief Loans

WE ARE FULLY SUBSCRIBED.  APPLICATION DEADLINE IS NOW CLOSED.

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) provides financial contributions (interest-free loans) to help support fixed operating costs of SMEs, where business revenues have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Fund, valued at more than $962 million nationally, is delivered by Canada’s six regional development agencies.

In southern Ontario, $252.4 million is available as follows:

  • $213 million for SMEs facing financial pressure; and
  • $39.4 million to provide rural businesses with access to capital and technical support, delivered by southern Ontario’s Community Futures Development Corporations.

Funding available through your local CFDC  – for more information click here

Funding available through FedDev Ontario  For more information, please visit the FedDev Ontario website and consult the Applicant Toolkit.



Events

Check out the Free Business Workshop – Marketing Fundamentals!



There are no  in-person Workshops being offered at this time.  We will be offering workshops via ZOOM.

Business Workshops

The Frontenac CFDC would like to extend an invitation to a free workshop on Marketing Fundamentals.

The workshop will take place on Thursday Nov 5th from 1pm to 2:30pm via Zoom.

The event will be hosted by Jason Brown Business Advisor at the CFDC, covering essential marketing concepts like:

  • segment targeting,
  • customer value,
  • the buying cycle,
  • customer loyalty, and
  • key metrics to help small businesses grow their customer base.

To register for this free workshop, visit : https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/marketing-fundamentals-tickets-125935645907

Or join on Nov 5th by using this link https://zoom.us/j/97428130743?pwd=V1lYSXhXQ2cxcmxBWHI3cEJ6dmdTdz09