Emergency Operation during COVID-19 information - click here.

Important information pertaining to COVID-19

General Office Operations

Our office at 270 George Street North is currently closed to the public, however we continue to staff the phone and monitor email.  If you have any general questions, please contact us at 705-745-5434 or info@cfpeterborough.ca.


COVID-19 Related Loans

If your business has been impacted by the Covid 19 virus, emergency funding is available through the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund.

Selwyn Township Business Reopening Program

This program is being offered through CFDC through a generous grant provided by the Township of Selwyn in support of Selwyn businesses and organizations.

This Economic Recovery program is to help support Selwyn Businesses and Organizations, who have been impacted by COVID-19, with immediate recovery costs. The aim is to increase customer confidence in accessing stores. Grants are available for up to $2,500 to cover COVID-19 adaptation related expenses. Eligible expenses include:

  • PPE, screens, signage, floor markings, sanitizing stations, customer service, changing room adaptations, implementation of online sales platforms/expand on-line presence etc.


  • Be a registered business (sole proprietorship, partnership, or corporation where the applicant is the major shareholder)
  • Business closed due to provincial order or only able to provide restricted/limited services due to COVID-19
  • Business must be physically located in the Township of Selwyn

The Application Process


Non-Emergency Loans

Community Futures Peterborough offers flexible financing and funding up to $300,000 through our standard application process for new start ups, business expansion and growth.   Contact Braden Clark for more details.


Other sites to visit for information

Grant Thornton COVID-19 hub including insights and resources to provide guidance on strategies to help businesses manage their responses to COVID-19

Peterborough & The Kawartha’s Economic Development COVID-19 Information

Greater Peterborough Chamber of Commerce COVID-19 Business Resource Portal

The City of Peterborough COVID-19 affected municipal services

Peterborough County COVID-19 Information

The Government of Ontario’s COVID-19 website

Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan