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About Us

Our Mission

GCFDC is a community-based, nonprofit organization funded by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario. Our mission is investing in jobs, businesses and community innovation in Grenville County.

We play a local leadership role in delivering economic development services to communities and in delivering financial and consulting services to small and medium-sized businesses.

Since being founded in 1990, GCFDC has loaned more than $25 million dollars to 559 businesses leading to the creation and/or maintenance of 3149 jobs in Grenville County. 

Our Networks

GCFDC is part of a network of 269 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) delivering economic development and financial services to communities across Canada and 61 CFDCs across Ontario. To find the CFDC nearest you, visit

What is "Community Futures"?


Community Futures Ontario East

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