About Us

Who We Are:

The Centre For Business and Economic Development is a not-for-profit Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) sponsored by Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. We’re governed by a volunteer Board of Directors and are one of 61 CFDCs in Ontario.

What We Do:

Our mandate is to develop and diversify the local economy.  We are a one-stop business resource for new and expanding businesses and offer:

  • business loans up to $250,000
  • business mentoring program
  • business counselling
  • business resource library
  • on-line learning through To Learn Online
  • business registration
  • support for community economic development

Our Service Area:

Georgian Triangle


Dufferin County