Student Entrepreneurs Excel (SEE Program) (Loans of up to $5,000) Student business loans provide access to capital for post-secondary students who are, or wish to be, self-employed or own their own business while attending post-secondary school as a full-time or part-time...Read More
Sustainable Tourism Empowerment Pathway (STEP Program) The program assists new entrepreneurs to develop tourism businesses that will enhance the visitor experience and improve the tourism offering throughout Lanark County and North Leeds. The program will provide...Read More
Rideau Canal Heritage Corridor Visitor Experience Opportunities Concept (VEOC) – Realizing our World Class Potential. Here is the place to download and read all the VEOC reports! You have the option to choose printer friendly black and white versions as well as full...Read More
Women Entrepreneurs of Lanark & North Leeds (WELL Program) The WELL program supports women entrepreneurs, whether a new start-up or a flourishing business. What services are offered through the WELL program? Workshops and training sessions Networking meetings Business...Read More
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.Read More
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.
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.Read More