Canada has 7 Regional Development Agencies (RDAs) and 268 Community Futures/Development organizations, funded by the federal government, to work with businesses and innovators in their regions to fuel economic growth. During the pandemic, RDAs are providing programs to help support impacted businesses.
|Program overview||RDA’s COVID Support Programs|
Overview of the RDAs and the COVID Support Programs
The seven Regional Development Agencies (RDA) are:
- Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA)
- Canada Economic Development for Quebec Regions (CED)
- Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency (CanNor)
- Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev)
- Federal Economic Development Agency for Northern Ontario (FedNor)
- Prairies Economic Development Canada (PrairiesCan)
- Pacific Economic Development Canada (PacificCan)
Community Futures are Community Futures Development Corporations and Community Business Development Corporations (CFDCs/CBDCs) that provide their communities with a variety of services including business development loans, technical support, training and information.
Find your local Community Futures program by clicking on your province on the Community Futures Canada website.
COVID support programs available:
If you are not eligible for any of the programs offered by your RDA, please contact your local Community Futures Network partner.
How to apply: Contact your regional development agency
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