There are numerous local, regional & provincial programs and service to assist and support business development.
Municipality of Trent Hills
Your first point of contact for business development assistance and support. The Community Development Office can answer important questions about starting or expanding a business in Trent Hills. The Municipality also offers the Downtown Community Improvement Plan as part of their downtown revitalization strategy.
Kira Mees, Community Development Officer
705-653-1900 ext 239
Invest in Ontario Website
For more information relating to business in Ontario this website is full of valuable data including available Provincial and Federal government programs/incentives, community profiles, business immigration, available properties, facts on Ontario industry sectors and much more.
Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation (NCFDC)
The NCFDC has helped hundreds of local entrepreneurs develop their business ideas or expand their enterprises. To date the NCFDC has loaned well over $8 million to new small business enterprises in Northumberland. Northumberland Community Futures Development Corporation also provides assistance to entrepreneurs in Northumberland and Peterborough through the delivery of very unique programs: Eastern Ontario Development Program, Self Employment Benefits (SEB) sponsored by Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, and the Ontario Works Self Employment Development program.
Northumberland Business Advisory Centre
The Centre's mandate is to assist the needs of entrepreneurs throughout Northumberland County who are seeking information on starting a small business or who require assistance with an existing business. Working closely with our staff, entrepreneurs receive the information and guidance required to achieve their goals through a variety of general and customized services.