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The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) mandate is to promote and stimulate economic development initiatives in Northern Ontario by providing financial assistance to projects that stabilize, diversify and foster the economic growth and diversification of the region. See their Programs page for funding opportunities.
FedNor is the Government of Canada’s economic development organization for Northern Ontario. Through its programs and services, and through its financial support of projects that lead to job creation and economic growth, FedNor works with businesses and community partners to build a stronger Northern Ontario. She their Programs page for funding opportunities.
The Government of Canada provides a search engine for business grants and financing via their Canada Business website. The search engine lets you filter for specific funding and financing programs based on your needs and it available here.
The Business Enterprise Centre (BEC) provides training and programs to help entrepreneurs, small and medium-sized enterprises, and startups launch, expand and grow. Their business consulting services foster an entrepreneurial culture and support new jobs and employment in the region.
The Productivity & Innovation Centre (PIC) supports Small Medium-Sized Enterprises (SMEs) across northeastern Ontario through its innovative programming and services.
The Venture Centre / Le Centre de développement is a community based, non-profit organization that is dedicated to creating opportunities for entrepreneurship and the pursuit of economic growth in our communities.
North Claybelt is a community-based agency which is committed to fostering sustainable economic growth, diversification and business development through private and public partnerships for the benefit of our catchment area from Iroquois Falls to Opasatika. Through federal support, the organisation administers a local investment fund to assist new or existing small businesses with start-up, expansion or stabilization plans that help maintain or create jobs.
The Nord-Aski Regional Economic Development Corporation, a Community Futures Development Corporation, has a main focus on assisting northern and rural communities to strengthen and diversify their local economies by creating new jobs and maintaining existing employment levels. Nord-Aski REDC, as an economic development entity, plays a vital role in promoting economic growth in four Northeastern Ontario municipalities along Highways 11 and 631. The communities we service are: Constance Lake First Nation, the Town of Hearst, the Township of Hornepayne, the Municipality of Mattice-Val Côté and the Unincorporated Territories.
The Wakenagun Community Futures Development Corporation, in partnership with FedNor/Industry Canada, service seven communities along the Western James & Hudson Bay coast and two inland communities further south of James Bay. This includes Fort Severn First Nation, Weenusk First Nation, Attawapiskat First Nation, Kashechewan First Nation, Fort Albany First Nation, the Town of Moosonee, Moose Factory(Moose Cree First Nation, MoCreebec & Local Services Board area), Taykwa Tagamou First Nation, and Missanabie Cree First Nation. This area is the traditional home of the First Nations people who call this region “Mushkegowuk”, and we service all individuals and organizations that reside and operate within this area.
The Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund (NADF) is a not-for-profit Aboriginal Financial Institution serving entrepreneurs, businesses and communities in Northern Ontario. They offer a variety of services to support Aboriginal business and economic development, including financing, business support, community planning, and workshops and bookkeeping training.
The Wabun Development Corporation was established by Wabun Tribal Council to promote economic development for its member First Nations.
The Métis Voyageur Development Fund (MVDF) provides preferential financing and business development support that together can help build Ontario Métis owned and controlled business. Our mandate and structure permits us to provide more financing, at lower interest rates and with fewer restrictions than commercial lenders such as banks and credit unions. As a project partner they can offer on-going support for developing business plans and accessing professional assistance and on-going training and skills.
Speak with one of our experts about what Timmins has to offer:
1-130 Spruce St S
Tel: (705) 360-2656
Toll free: (877) 470-8332
Fax: (705) 360-2679