Hastings County’s Economic and Tourism Development
Hastings County’s Economic and Tourism Development office is a great resource for anyone wanting to start and expand a business. The County has a team of dynamic professionals who provide a variety of confidential, complementary support services for entrepreneurs or individuals interested in visiting, locating, growing, or starting a business in Hastings County. The County offers services, programs, and resources to help new and existing businesses of every size
Small Business Coordinator
or visit hastingscounty.com/business/planning/business-coaching
Community Futures Development (CFDC)
of North & Central Hastings and South Algonquin
Community Futures Development Corporation of North & Central Hastings and South Algonquin’s vision is to create sustainable self-reliant communities in our region. Community Futures provides programs and services to support enterprise, community-based development and employment in our region. This corporation assists the establishment of new business in the Northern and Central areas of Hastings County.
Visit community-futures.ca or call 613-332-5564
Small Business Centre
The Small Business Centre is your link to Ontario’s small business support network. We are a leading source for business information in the Quinte area, which includes Belleville, Quinte West, Brighton, Prince Edward County and Hastings County. Whether you are just starting your own business or have been in business for less than five years, the Small Business Centre provides you with resources, tools and no-cost consultations to help you with your small business dream. The Small Business Centre also offers a series of seminars, workshops and networking opportunities that are designed to provide you with insightful information for your small business.
Visit smallbusinessctr.com or call 613-961-0590.
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is a governmental resource and support for agri-food and agri-product businesses. OMAFRA helps to grow your business by fostering innovation and creating jobs in the agri-food industry especially in rural Ontario. They provide programs with funding, tools to help your business as well as advisory services that support innovation and economic development.
Loyalist College Community Employment Services
The Loyalist College Community Employment Service Centre is a resource centre that can help you If you are an employer with free advertising, pre-screening to ensure suitable candidates, access to a pool of up-to-date, motivated job seekers, workshops/ training and apprenticeship information and registration support.
Phone: (613) 966-0205 Fax: (613) 966-6318 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Feddev Ontario: small business services
FedDev Ontario is committed to helping southern Ontario grow and thrive. Access demographic data, business plan resources and more.
You can also connect with a business information officer by calling: 1-888-547-4444
Start-up Canada /Bay of Quinte
Startup Bay of Quinte is spearheaded by Quintevation in partnership with other community enterprise support organizations. We connect all entrepreneurs of the Bay of Quinte Region.