Fact Sheet Eastern Ontario Development Program The Eastern Ontario Development Program is an economic development initiative focused on addressing economic challenges in eastern Ontario and taking advantage of innovative opportunities in the region. Since its inception in 2004, this successful program has been renewed several times. The five-year renewal of the program, effective April 1, 2014, is expected to result in more strategic, long-term economic development investments and collaborative projects that will benefit eastern Ontario businesses and communities. The Government of Canada’s renewed commitment to the program is based on its success. This success is due to the strong delivery model which utilizes the eastern Ontario’s 15 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) and for larger regional projects through Northumberland CFDC. (Northumberland CFDC). Applications will be solicited by each CFDC and Regional projects by Northumberland CFDC and assessed on their potential to stimulate local and regional economic development and create jobs. The renewed Eastern Ontario Development Program focuses on outcomes that align with the federal government’s priority to promote the development of a strong and diversified economy. CFDCs and the Northumberland CFDC will consider project proposals in the following three areas:
CFDCs and Northumberland CFDC for regional projects will deliver funding to eligible recipients to undertake projects that address local and regional issues, challenges, and opportunities in rural eastern Ontario. Eligible project recipients include:
Since the program was launched in 2004, CFDC’s have achieved the following results by working with community stakeholders from across the region to develop and implement projects that benefit the local economy: More than $80 million has been invested in more than 7,636 business and community development projects; More than 63,356 people have received work-related training; and An additional $345.6 million has been leveraged from partners such as local businesses, municipalities and the Government of Ontario, at a ratio of $1: $4.41. Eligible activities for the Recipient Activities include: (all funding requires a minimum of 50% match of cash funding from applicant, applicant must pay all costs up front and provide invoices and proof of payment, HST not eligible)
Expansion of Economic Assets (capacity building)
Business Development and Growth
New Business Development
Business Development: Key economic sectors in the Trenval CFDC’s service area include advanced manufacturing, food processing, logistics and distribution. The Trenval CFDC will promote the growth of new and existing businesses in these sectors by supporting projects such as training and mentorship opportunities for small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs); productivity enhancements; market diversification; innovation/product development; succession planning; and expansion opportunities.
Ineligible Costs (by way of example)
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
EODP Contact Person: Harry Todd, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Reports for Current EODP Recipients:
2016/17 Eastern Ontario Development Program Recipients:
3D DesignWorx $4,000
Alliance Custom Fabrication $15,000
Athena Freight Services Inc. $3,302
Beclawat Manufacturing Inc. $20,000
Canada Cordage Inc. $7,500
Location Deseronto: Funding received for business expansion into the slick tape market
County Of Hastings, Elevate Program, $30,000
Location: Hastings County
Glenn Kozak of Trenval presents a cheque to Erin Rivers of Hastings County for funding towards the Elevate program which provide jobs and transferable training for up to 12 people.
CrossFit Trent, $5,000
Home Décor and Moore, $4,662
Kennametal Stellite Inc., $10,000
Kool Koatings Inc. $10,000
Launch Lab, $21,500
Location: Trenval catchment area
Miltex Solutions Canada, $10,000
Location : Belleville
Miltex’s new web cutter that will increase efficiency and reduce costs.
MKR Cabinets Inc. $25,000
Glenn Kozak of Trenval presents a cheque to Dale Sokolowski of MKR Cabinets for funding towards the purchase of a cold press and case clamp.
Pasta Tavola Inc. $11,750
Location: Trenval catchment area
Quinte West Farmers Market, $9,190
Redpath Sugar, $20,000
Harry Todd of Trenval presents a cheque to Phil Parlatore for funding towards a high speed Video Jet continuous inkjet engineered for extended runs and have on board Code Assurance.
The Brake Room, $10,000
Funding provided for new business equipment
Triangle Fluid Controls Ltd. $20,000
United Independent Energy Group $10,000
Urban Herb Restaurant Inc. Nice Ice Baby Ice cream, $20,000
Funding provided for cost on starting up the new food product line “Nice Ice Baby Ice Cream”
Urban Liquidation Inc. $10,000
Glenn Kozak of Trenval presents a cheque to Shawn Ellis of Urban Liquidation for recent business expansion.
Wild Card Brewing Company $13,093
Glenn Kozak of Trenval presents to Nate Card of Wild Card Brewing a cheque for the recent expansion.
Wish Etc. $2,975
Woodbeck Auto Parts, $20,000
Location: Stirling Rawdon
Glenn Kozak of Trenval presents a cheque to Greg Woodbeck of Woodbeck Auto for funding to assist the purchase of equipment that will allow purchase of vehicles by weight to extrapolate metals and other recyclables while operating under the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR)