Community Futures Program - Community Futures Development Corporation

This program is now closed and no longer accepting applications. Please feel free to browse other Business Expansion funding programs.

The Community Futures Program provides existing small businesses and start-ups financing for business activities aimed at growth, regional economic diversification, and job creation. Businesses can apply for up to $150,000 in funding for the purchase of fixed assets, leasehold improvements, capital equipment, and operating capital. The program is administered by the 61 CFDCs across Ontario.

  • Amount: Up to $150,000 loan (prime +2-3%) with average funding between $40,000 and $150,000.
  • Timeline: Closed.
  • Eligibility: Existing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) and start-ups are eligible. You must be applying for funding that will help improve the local economy, create or retain jobs, or provide long-term growth.

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