Starting a Business? Let Us Help!

Starting a Business?
Let Us Help!

When you need loans, advisory services, or access to mentors, we’re here to help you.

COVID-19 Support

COVID-19 Support
Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

These are unprecedented times, and we are here to guide you through it.

Here to Support Your Vision

Supporting Your Vision
Is Our Expertise!

Financial support, business guidance, workshops and access to resources for entrepreneurs.

Ready to Grow? We Get That!

Ready to Grow?
We Get That!

No matter where you are in your business journey, we can support your business with guidance, advice and financing.

We Say ‘Yes!’ When Others Say ‘No.’

We Say Yes
When Others Say No!

We do things the banks can’t, benefitting your business and the future of our community.


Providing financial assistance, planning and advisory services to entrepreneurs, small to medium-sized businesses and social enterprises in the region for more than 30 years.

Apply for Financial Assistance

Find Guidance to Help
Achieve Your Vision

Find Inspiration Through Others

See Our Upcoming Workshops

What We Do

Incorporated in 2001, Community Futures Middlesex is staffed by business professionals to encourage entrepreneurship and the pursuit of greater economic opportunities. The corporation is run by an experienced board of local business and community leaders who serve voluntarily. Funding for the corporation is made possible through a partnership with FedDev Ontario.

As a part of the Community Futures program, Community Futures Middlesex is committed to providing the following services:

  • Business Consulting & Counselling
  • Community Economic Development
  • Small Business Financing
  • Workshops & Training

Community Futures Middlesex is a member of Community Futures Ontario and the Western Ontario CFDC Association.

Success Stories

Angels Daycares

July 31, 2020
Depending on the circumstances, some people view unfortunate events and setbacks as opportunities to start a new chapter for themselves in life. Everyone’s position is different, but using a negative situation as inspiration to create something positive is plausible for many.
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JC Green

July 31, 2020
When Leesboro Central Public School closed in 2009, the residents of Thorndale couldn’t have predicted what the building would become. A local man initially purchased the school, but it remained vacant for many years, attracting robbery and vandalism.
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Joanie’s Pastries

July 31, 2020
To start and develop a sustainable small business, it takes a considerable amount of effort and courage. The foundation of any successful small business is one’s passion for a particular topic or activity — along with a demand for said passion — and blending it with entrepreneurship.
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