Business financing

Access to capital and financing

FedNor funds various initiatives that provide financial support to Northern Ontario’s small and medium-sized enterprises. The following are services supported but not directly provided by FedNor.

Community Futures Development Corporations

FedNor supports a network of 24 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) in Northern Ontario. CFDCs are local, not-for-profit organizations that offer many services and that can help with business financing, planning or other needs.

Learn more about this opportunity or find a CFDC near you today!


Support for women entrepreneurs

PARO Centre for Women's Enterprise is one of Canada's most successful business support and networking organizations. As a not-for-profit social enterprise, this FedNor-funded organization collaborates to empower women, strengthen small business and promote community economic development across Northern Ontario.

Find out more: PARO small business loans.


Find angel investors

Are you a new or growing business looking for investment capital? The Northern Ontario Angels (NOA) network can connect you with the right investors and provide the resources you need to make it happen.

Learn more at the NOA website.

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