The EODP is a program of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and is being delivered in partnership with the 15 Community Futures Development Corporations in eastern Ontario. The program supports rural eastern Ontario communities to pursue the creation of a competitive and diversified regional economy through investment in economic development, small business growth, job creation and community innovation. To date, more than $48 million has been invested through the EODP business and community development projects.
Community Innovation supports strategic community-led economic development projects that will enhance and diversify Peterborough’s economy.
Business Development supports projects to stimulate business development opportunities within that lead to the growth of new and existing businesses within the City and County of Peterborough.
Primary consideration will be given to projects that will provide the following to Peterborough County:
Sustainable Long Term Job Creation, Innovation, Market Diversification, and Research & Development
Industry Sectors may include:
Clean technology & Water Quality, Agriculture and Agri-tourism, High Technology, Manufacturing, Health, Women Entrepreneurs, Indigenous, Youth, and Innovation
Download an application and funding guidelines at http://communityfuturespeterborough.ca/eodp/