Business Loans

Business Loans

Flexible Financing Solutions for your business

Businesses and Social Enterprises in the communities that we serve, can apply to Community Futures for loans of up to $300,000.

We are Lenders of Opportunity! Our financing can be independent or in partnership with other financial institutions.

Borrow the money you need for:

  • Operating costs
  • Equipment
  • Inventory
  • Leasehold improvements
  • Commercial real estate

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

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Step By Step process on how to apply for your loan

Collect pertinent details regarding your inquiry, including the specific amount needed, the purpose behind the request, and a clear understanding of how this funding will contribute to the growth and success of your business.

  • Contact us at 613 332-5564 or send us a message
  • This is where you tell us about your business and financing requirements, and we sort out the best options to meet your needs and what will be required.

Select the Loan Application Form you require below: For Loans up to $10,000 select Ready Money, and for Loans between $10,001 and $300,000 select Loan Application.  We are available to assist you with completing your application.

Feel free to give us a call! 613-332-5564 or send us a message

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You can submit your completed Loan Application and Cash Flow Projection Sheet by: mail, fax, email or drop off in person to:

Community Futures Development Corporation of North & Central Hastings and South Algonquin
26 Chemaushgon Road, P.O. Box 517, Bancroft, Ontario, K0L 1C0
Fax: (613) 332-5628

Email submissions can be directed to

If you have any questions about the application, please feel free to contact our office for assistance 613-332-5564 or send us a message.

Our Loan Officer will review your loan application along with your supporting documentation and carry out due diligence on the information provided. It will then be presented it to the Investment Committee and /or our Board of Directors for evaluation.

Financing decisions are based on the strength of your business plan, your ability to repay, available security, impact on job creation or maintenance and the impact on long-term growth for the community. Interest rates, terms, security and reporting requirements reflect the level of risk involved and are assessed at the discretion of our Investment Committee and /or Board of Directors.