Businesses in Frontenac have many resources to help get started, grow and find talented employees.
|Business Services and Support|
|Whether you are starting a new business in Frontenac or seeking advice for your existing business, the Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation offers a variety of services to help you:
Ministry of Economic Development, Employment and Infrastructure - delivers a range of programs, services and tools to help businesses innovate and compete in today's fast-changing global economy, including business support and youth entrepreneurship programs, strategic investments and international trade and export expertise.
Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs - Ontario consultants can help you prepare, launch and grow your business.
ONe Source for Business - this Government of Ontario site will help guide you to the government services, forms and information you need to start, operate and grow your business or not-for-profit organization
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture Food and Rural Affairs - delivers a range of programs and services for the agriculture and food sectors and rural affairs. They also provide information on food safety, livestock, crops and environment.
Launch Lab - is a one-stop shop for technology based start-ups and growing companies helping you find the resources you need to grow your business.
St. Lawrence College Employment Service's industry-leading job board is a great way to find trained and educated job-seekers looking to work in Frontenac. Swing by the office in Sharbot Lake to find out how they can help you recruit.
KEYS Job Centre in Kingston is the largest provider of comprehensive employment services in Kingston and its surrounding region. KEYS helps employers recruit and train staff.
|Sources of Financing and Funding|
Frontenac Community Futures Development Corporation - Provides grassroots support through flexible commercial financing up to $250,000 and administration of the Eastern Ontario Development Program grant program.
Canada Small Business Financing Program - has been helping small businesses with their financing needs for over 50 years. Under the program, the Government of Canada makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from financial institutions by sharing the risk with lenders.
Eastern Ontario Development Fund - is a Provincial fund that gives money to businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development in eastern Ontario.
Agricultural Adaptation Council - administers government funding to help you build your agribusiness ideas.
Business Development Bank of Canada - is a financial institution owned by the Government of Canada that offers business loans and consulting services to help Canadian business grow.
Canada Venture Capital Association - is the voice of Canada's venture capital and private equity industry.
The Funding Portal - headquartered in Toronto, is Canada's bilingual one-window gateway to improve access to 11,000 sources of government funding and private financing.
|KFL&A Public Health plays an important role in the successful operation of food premises, beauty and body art salons, public spas, day nurseries, recreational camps, and all other businesses providing personal services to the public.
Connect with Public Health early to ensure you are well informed throughout the approval process.
Land O'Lakes Tourism Association - is a membership driven organization that promotes tourism to the area.
Ontario Highlands - is one of the Province's 13 regional tourism organizations created to attract more visitors, generate more economic activity, and create more jobs across the province.
The Great Waterway - is one of the Province's 13 regional tourism organizations created to attract more visitors, generate more economic activity, and create more jobs across the province.
Visit Kingston - Frontenac holds a close relationship with the City of Kingston and we share many experiences with our visitors. A great resource to highlight adventures close to Kingston.