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Terra Nova Nordic Spa & Café Inc.

Elevating mood and stress relief, one client at a time! Rural businesses, organizations and communities are the cornerstone of Canada’s economy. To ensure rural Canadians are positioned for success, the Government of Canada, through the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), has partnered with Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) across southern Ontario … read nore

Announcing Oxford County’s Tourism Innovation Grant Recipients 2024!

Tourism Oxford, Community Futures Oxford and Rural Oxford Economic Development Corporation are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2024 Tourism Innovation Grant. Following a thorough review and scoring process, five local businesses were selected as finalists. The finalists met with an objective judging panel on March 18 via Zoom to present their projects and answer questions. Our judges from … read nore

Join Us for International Women’s Day Breakfast

YOU’RE INVITED! Everyone is welcome to attend our International Women’s Day breakfast and networking event on February 27, 2024 at Elm Hurst, Ingersoll. The event takes place from 7:30 am to 10:30 am. Tickets are $15 and available on Eventbrite. Our Featured Speaker is Cheryl Haskett of Udderly Ridiculous Farm Life in Bright, ON Udderly … read nore

Apply Now! 2024 Tourism Innovation Grant Program

APPLICATIONS OPEN Community Futures Oxford, Tourism Oxford and Rural Oxford Economic Development jointly announce: the Tourism Innovation Grant Program applications are now open. The Tourism Innovation Grant Program supports Oxford County businesses who are developing or expanding tourism to offer unique and innovative visitor experiences. Applications are evaluated on sustainability, creativity, innovation, feasibility, economic and … read nore

Mastering Your Business Cash Flow: A Guide for Small Business Owners*

As a small business owner, understanding and managing your cash flow is crucial to the success and sustainability of your enterprise. Cash flow is the lifeblood of any business, and having a clear grasp of your financial inflows and outflows is essential for making informed decisions and steering your business towards growth. In this blog … read nore

Community Futures Oxford celebrates 30 years supporting small businesses and community economic development in Oxford County

Today, Community Futures Oxford hosted its annual general meeting marking their thirtieth anniversary serving Oxford County. Since inception, the organization has disbursed $24,401,283 in loans and equity to 417 businesses that were starting or growing in the community. This directly impacted 3,294 jobs. Since 1993, Community Futures Oxford has awarded 368 grants in the amount … read nore