The following is a list of resources and supports we are aware of to help you navigate through the pandemic. Please click on each link for more information about the program and how to apply. Canadian Business Resilience Network: Canadian Chamber of Commerce resource to help the business community prepare, persevere and ultimately, prosper as we collectively face the COVID-19 pandemic. … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Supports
To support those directly impacted by the pandemic, Hydro One has introduced a number of initiatives to provide financial relief, flexibility and immediate support to our customers and communities. For Residential Customers Hydro One was one of the first utilities to implement a Pandemic Relief Program. The program provides payment flexibility and financial assistance to help get customers back on track. Customers with outstanding balances can also apply for up to $750 from the Government of … [Read more...] about Hydro One Pandemic Relief Programs
StrikeUP 2021 is a virtual conference dedicated to supporting women entrepreneurs and providing a forum for growth, mentorship and financing. StrikeUP will provide you with an opportunity to learn from globally-renowned Canadian women leaders who share a passion for uniting and strengthening women entrepreneurs and women-led networks. From successful business founders to leading experts across the areas of mental health and marketing, to mentor meet-ups and networking, StrikeUP allows for an … [Read more...] about Strike Up Conference
Under the Advanced Services & Advisory Program (ASAP), HCDC is happy to provide this workshop by TRAICON for FREE to businesses and organizations in Haliburton County. Pivoting Your Operation is Not Simply A Strategy, It's A Matter of Survival Recognizing and capitalizing on upcoming trends is key for long-term viability. As a small business owner, you can use these shifts in the business landscape to your advantage. To do this you will need to change direction. In the middle of the pandemic … [Read more...] about Free Workshop: Pivoting Your Operation
The Advanced Services & Advisory Project (ASAP) is a collaborative community based project that connects businesses and not-for-profits engaged in commercial activities to professionals for advice, training, and counselling to help navigate through this pandemic. Services are delivered through private 1-1 sessions at no cost to you. HCDC pays the service providers directly! … [Read more...] about New Funding Program!
As HCDC is deemed an essential service, we remain open under a locked door policy to continue serving the community. Current Loan Clients If you have a current loan with HCDC, please contact one of our staff to discuss the options available to you. Existing clients are also eligible for the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF). Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) RRRF provides interest-free loans up to $40,000 with a 25% forgivable portion to eligible businesses. Click here for more … [Read more...] about State of Emergency COVID-19 Response