Loan clients represent only one client group that access business counseling resources of the Bruce CFDC. Business Counselling activities also extend to those seeking information, referral and contacts related to a broad scope of business issues and initiatives. Bruce CFDC offers a full-service one-stop business resource function to the local business community, individuals exploring business opportunities as well as industry and business looking to locate or expand operations in the area. 

Business Services

  • Access to Small Business Information, Mentoring, Counselling and Advisory Services
  • Assistance to Entrepreneurs
  • Business Financing
  • Business Improvement Workshops and Seminars
  • Small Business Self-help Resource
  • Youth Entrepreneur
  • On Line Learning Opportunities for Small Business Owners

Bruce CFDC retains direct and active links through a range of associations to stay current on business issues, support programs as well as key contacts in industry & government. Formal affiliations include: 

FedDev Ontario - Small Business Services
Small Business Services (SBS) is part of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario). We help Ontario entrepreneurs access government business information and services.

Community Futures Ontario  cfontario.caMember
In support of the 60 CFDC’s in Ontario, this association offers the opportunity to share ideas, experiences and best practices in client service delivery as well as community & business development techniques.