Business Loan

Valley Heartland CFDC administers a Community Loan Fund, a local investment fund to help finance new or existing small businesses for start-up, expansion or stabilization plans that help maintain or create jobs.

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The Excelerator

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Located in the Gallipeau Centre in Smiths Falls, the Excelerator is the perfect place for work-at-home professionals, independent contractors, sole proprietors and business people who travel frequently, to work in a collaborative, supportive and connected space.

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Eastern Ontario Development Program

The Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP) is a Government of Canada initiative that promotes rural socio-economic development in Eastern Ontario, leading to a more competitive and diversified regional economy, and contributing to the successful development of businesses, job opportunities and sustainable, self-reliant communities.

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Approved EODP Projects

Approved EODP Projects

Click here to see descriptions of successful applicants.

EVENTS Coming Soon

  1. GST/HST Basics for Business

    March 31 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  2. GST/HST Across Borders

    March 31 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
  3. Twitter 101: Making Sense of Twitter

    April 7 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
  4. Search Engine Optimization: What You Need to Know – Small Business Advisory Centre

    April 16 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  5. The Employment Standards Act & Program – Small Business Advisory Centre

    April 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am