Rural Development Fund – Community Futures

As part of the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan to mitigate the impacts of the economic downturn, FedDev Ontario has commissioned the Wellington Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation (WWCFDC) to receive applications for the Community Futures Rural Development Fund.

This is a two-year stimulus program providing $450,000 for the region in its initial year (2009) and is available for the following Project Areas with respective application deadlines:

  • Internship Projects (Revolving intake) Receive up to $2,500 per intern per month!
    Click here for an Internship Application form
    Click here for an Internship Application guide
  • Local Initiatives Projects & Community Capacity Projects (November 16, 2009) Receive up to $100,000 for multi-sector, multi-community projects!
    Click here for an Local Initiative Application form
    Click here for an Local Initiative Application guide
    Click here for an Community Capacity Application form
    Click here for an Community Capacity Application guide
  • Business & Skills Development Projects (Revolving intake) Receive up to $25,000 for training and up to $5,000 for support in growing your business!
    Click here for an Business Development Application form
    Click here for an Business Development Application guide
    Click here for an Skills Development Application form
    Click here for an Skills Development Application guide
  • Projects and final reports must be completed by March 31, 2010.

For further info, contact the WWCFDC Economic Development Officer at jana@wwcfdc.com or get started on the fast track by contacting Mentor Works.

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