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Funders Guide

The Municipality of East Ferris works with a variety of regional partners to assist entrepreneurs in their endeavours. There are a number of funding opportunities for start-ups and expanding businesses.

You can download the Funding Guide and/or find the information below. Most funding programs do require specific application forms and the funding agency can assist you in completing the forms. You are encouraged to contact the agencies for more specific eligibility, program criteria and deadlines.

Programs and Services

  1. NECO Community Futures Development Corporation
    1. Business Financing Program
    2. Business Advisory/Consulting Services
    3. Community Development Initiatives

    Visit North Bay Parry Sound Community Futures Development Corporation at
    240 First Avenue West; North Bay, ON P1B 3C1
    Telephone: 705-476-8822 or 888-476-8822
    Fax: 705-495-6038

  2. The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC)
    1. Funding Programs for
      Northern Business Opportunity Program
      1. Business Expansion Projects
      2. Film and Television Industry Projects
      3. New Investment Projects
      4. Small Business Start-up Projects
      Northern Community Capacity Building Program
      1. Community Capacity Building Initiatives
      2. Event Partnership
      Northern Innovation Program
      1. Applied Research and Technology Development Projects
      2. Industrial Research Chairs
      3. Opportunities Assessment Projects
      4. Pilot Demonstration and Commercialization Projects
      5. Northern Ontario Internship Program
      6. Strategic Economic Infrastructure Program

      Visit NOHFC through the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines
      447 McKeown Avenue Suite 203; North Bay, ON P1B 9S9
      Telephone: 705-945-6700 or 800-461-8329

    2. NOHFC and the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines also offers:
      1. Business Support and Guidelines
      2. Community Support
      3. Youth Support
      4. Transportation Support
      5. Trade and Investment Support

      Visit for more details.

  3. FedNor
    1. Business Services
      1. Information and Planning
      2. Training Support for manufacturing
      3. Connecting your business
      4. Export and Trade
    2. Financial Support
      1. Small Business Loans
      2. Research and development
      3. Enhanced productivity and competitiveness
      4. Youth Internships
      5. Financing through FedNor Initiatives

    Visit the local North Bay FedNor Office for more details
    107 Shirreff Avenue Suite 202; North Bay, ON P1B 7K8
    Telephone: 877-333-6673 ext. 2013
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