Haliburton County Development Corporation
The Haliburton County Development Corporation (a CFDC) is a local, not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors. With financial assistance from the Government of Canada through FedDev Ontario, we offer a variety of products and services to promote small business growth, and community economic development.
Government of Canada Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario


NEW! In Business - Articles by Lauren Forbes

Each month our Self Employment Benefit Coordinator Lauren Forbes publishes an article on Business development and Management.  Great tips and advide on topics such as: 

  • Marketing
  • Business Plans
  • Financing
  • Starting from scratch or buying an exisisting business or franchise

Click here for links to all articles.  These articles appear monthly in County Life magazine

EODP Funding for 2015 / 2016

The Haliburton County Development Corporation is seeking to partner with for-profit businesses, not-for-profit organizations, municipalities and post-secondary institutions who are looking to undertake innovation initiatives with the potential of making a significant impact on the economy of Haliburton County.

Due Dates for 2015/2016 EODP Funding proposals:   

1st intake pre-proposals due December 15th, 2014
          - 1st intake now closed for pre-proposals
1st intake f
ull proposals due February 15th, 2015 (ONLY for application already submitted for pre-proposal or for projects less than $5000)

***Approval of second intake projects depends on available funding

2nd intake pre-proposals due April 30th, 2015
2nd intake full proposals due June 30th, 2015

  • Please click here for more information on our Business Development Program.
  • Please click here for more information on our Community Innovation Program.

 If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call us at 

Haliburton County Development Corporation is located at
235 Highlands Street, 2nd Floor, Haliburton, Ontario K0M 1S0

News & Events

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  • Advanced Manufacturing Fund. more...
  • CRA offers FREE Webinars for Businesses. more...
  • The EOWC has posted the Economic Development Strategy on their website. more..
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