Professional staff with decades of experience with start-ups, business planning, small business operations, financing, long-term planning. A diverse team of successful entrepreneurs who volunteer their time to provide advice and coaching.
Business loans up to $250,000, all decisions made locally.. A locally managed funding program – for business innovation, product development and expansion. We invest $450,000 each year in local businesses and social enterprises through non-repayable contributions from the Eastern Ontario Development Program.
With over 30 years of operation in Haliburton County we know who to call for information and services. We work closely with a wide range of community partners to support businesses.
HCDC has partnered with the Fleming College Haliburton School of Art + Design to create the Centre for Making – providing public access to a large-scale printer, laser and vinyl cutters, an animation station, and 3D printers. Our broader Community of Making provides access to a full range of equipment and resources for video production, digital media and sound recording.
The HCDC operates a business incubator in downtown Haliburton Village. The incubator provides affordable office space, mentoring, 100 mg highspeed, hot desks, meeting space and more. There will be office space available for two businesses as of July 1, 2018.