The Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Community Futures Development Corporation doesn’t exactly fit on a Business Card in a font size that is readable with a magnifying glass, but you’ll love us for what we are willing to do for you.
SD&G CFDC is a community-based not-for-profit development and investment agency governed by a volunteer board of directors. Our mission is to Create and retain jobs within SD&G and Cornwall, to Stimulate private sector investment in business, Encourage new, innovative approaches and new technologies in private sector business, Assist private sector firms in improving their competitive position and Contribute to the diversification of the economy within the SD&G and Cornwall area. If you are in Business, or thinking of starting a company, then you need to contact as son as possible, because we can help.
We are funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and the United Counties of Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry and also leverage capital from Federal Departments and Provincial Ministries for project initiatives. We also leverage the strength of the Business Community including The Economic Development Officers Working Group, The City of Cornwall Economic Development department, The Eastern Ontario Training Board, Le Réseau de développement économique et d’employabilité de l’Ontario and The Cornwall Business Enterprise Centre.
The programs are available to municipalities, not for profit corporations, first nations or businesses based within Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry, including the City of Cornwall. The Business Development fund to supports the creation of new jobs for both youth and non-youth Interns, funds to support training and skills development, funds to support innovation and adoption of innovative information communication technology and funds to support business planning and market development opportunities. The Community Innovation program supports community led economic development activities that enhance and diversify the local economy and develop opportunities for sustainable economic growth and employment. We also support Collaborative Projects, which have impact across a broader regional level across southeastern Ontario and require an investment by at least two of the fifteen Community Futures Development Corporations serving southeastern Ontario. Contact us today at 613 932 4333, 26 Pitt Street, Suite 207, Cornwall, Ontario, K6J 3P2, and get your business on the map.