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Starting a Business? Or Need a Refresher?

This portal will help guide you to the government services, forms, and information you need to start, operate and grow your business.


Run by a board of local volunteers and professional staff, who take a grassroots approach to investing in local entrepreneurs, exporters, and community initiatives


The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) offers seven funding programs designed to help municipalities, entrepreneurs and businesses build, expand and grow.


FedNor is the federal economic/business development agency for Northern Ontario. It provides small business financing for both new businesses and expansions, and can also provide funds for up to half the cost of a youth internship.



The purpose of this policy is to establish incentive programs within the community which will work to increase commercial and industrial investment within French River.


This handy guide was developed by the Sudbury Regional Business Centre, and details many of the funds available to small businesses in the French River area.


With an office located in Noelville, College Boreal aids employers and those looking for employment with advice and potential job placements through a series of employment programs.


Located in downtown Sudbury, YMCA Employment Services provides employment support by way of wage subsidies and matching employers with potential employees.


Located in downtown Sudbury, the SVRC provides education and workplace training support and employment services to those looking for work and provides employer services including placement incentives and job matching with potential employees through a series of employment programs including Second Career, the Self Employment Program, the Targeted Initiative for Older Workers, the Youth Employment Fund, and the Canada-Ontario Job Grant.


The office assists in the start-up of new and the expansion of existing businesses.


For Start-up and Expanding Businesses.


Here to provide your business with the resources it needs to grow and prosper, including a wide range of information on government services, programs and regulations.


A Leadership Grant is an award of financial assistance to a recipient in support of starting or growing a small business.


The BEAM program allows small and medium-sized businesses to develop an online presence through grants and program advice.


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