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Our Vision:

Community Futures Development Corporation of North & Central Hastings and South Algonquin`s vision is to create sustainable self-reliant communities in our region.

Our Mission:

Community Futures Development Corporation of North & Central Hastings and South Algonquin provides programs and services to support enterprise, community-based development, and employment in our region.

Loans for your business at reasonable rates with flexible terms

Small Business and Social Enterprise clients can apply for financial assistance from the CFDC for up to $250,000

Need funds to start or expand your business or Social Enterprise? Looking to purchase equipment or inventory?

We’ve got the flexible financing options that will work for you.

Get the money you need for:

  • Operating costs
  • Equipment and vehicle financing
  • Inventory financing
  • Short term cash flow assistance
  • Real estate financing

A customized financing solution, including flexible payment terms and no prepayment penalties are features we build into every loan.

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Business Information, Advice & Resources

Community Futures is very involved in offering SME's (Small & Medium Sized Enterprises) and Social Enterprises information, advice and resources when starting, expanding or maintaining their business. This can involve assisting with the completion of a business plan, budgeting, marketing and in-depth accounting and processes.

For more information or to book an appointment please call our office and speak withCarolyn at (613) 332-5564 extension 203




In addition to one-on-one assistance, Community Futures offers seminars, frequently in partnership with other organizations such as Chambers of Commerce, the Small Business Centre and financial institutions, to provide information and training on such topics as e-business, marketing, board governance, leadership skills and customer service.


In creating our community economic development strategy, the questions are:

  1. What offers the best opportunities for our community and our people?
  2. How can we make those opportunities better?

Keeping these two questions in mind, CFDC has addressed the principles that:

    • Small Business will continue to be the main creator of employment opportunities