In any stage of business, finding the right source of financing is vital to successful growth and development. This is why Chatham-Kent Economic Development is constantly reviewing available grants, funding and support programs. Before you invest in any property, equipment, or staff, contact an Economic Development Officer to see if there are any available programs. 

72 available grants, funding, and support programs to help your business grow in Chatham-Kent!

Business Financing Options

Community Futures Chatham-Kent Community Futures Development Corporation of Chatham-Kent (CFDCCK)
CFDCCK is a one-stop resource for one-on-one business planning, financing, coaching and counselling. They offer business loans of up to $250,000.

Business Development Bank of Canada Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
The Business Development Bank of Canada is a federal Crown corporation wholly owned by the Government of Canada. Its mandate is to help create and develop Canadian businesses through financing, growth and transition capital, venture capital and advisory services, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises.

Futurpreneur Canada Futurpreneur Canada 
Futurpreneur Canada supports young entrepreneurs with up to $45,000 in financing, an expert business mentor for up to two years, and resources to help you plan, manage and grow your business 

Grant and Investment Options

The experts at Chatham-Kent Economic Development can help you investigate grant and investment opportunities for your business needs. Contact us for the latest information on these and other opportunities:

Municipality of Chatham-Kent

Province of Ontario

Government of Canada




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