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How would you use an entrepreneurial hub in Oxford County?

Community Futures Oxford is exploring the possibility of creating and investing in an entrepreneurial hub to support the communities in Oxford County. Through providing access to a physical hub in Ingersoll, Community Futures Oxford would expand and scale their business support services and resources to local business owners, entrepreneurs, and aspiring entrepreneurs. This survey aims … read more

Community Futures Oxford looking for advice on development of entrepreneurial hub

February 7, 2022. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Local entrepreneurs and business owners are encouraged to submit their opinions on how an entrepreneurial hub would help them start or grow their business Ingersoll, ON- Community Futures Oxford has engaged consultants to gather community insight about the development of an entrepreneurial hub in Oxford County. The exploration of … read more

Federal and Provincial Supports Available During Step 2 Restrictions- January 2022

On January 3, Premier Ford announced further restrictions to blunt the spread of the Omicron variant. These time-limited measures include: Reducing social gathering limits to five people indoors and 10 people outdoors. Limiting capacity at organized public events to five people indoors. Requiring businesses and organizations to ensure employees work remotely unless the nature of … read more

Future Oxford Legacy Fund Impact Report 2021

In 2021, the Future Oxford Legacy Fund awarded $125,000 in loans to support local businesses and another $8,695 in grants to support sustainable community and regional opportunities aligned with the Future Oxford Community Sustainability Plan. As a direct result of this funding, six jobs were created or maintained within Oxford County. Explore the 2021 Impact Report … read more

Skip the lines and discover the magic of local gift giving in Oxford County

GUEST POST WRITTEN BY GABRIELLE MUELLER, TOURISM OXFORD 5 ways to discover the best gifts and make the most of your holiday experiences this year Picture yourself in front of two doors. When you open the first, you find the traditional holiday shopping experience: long lines, crowded stores and the same Christmas songs on loop … read more

Last Call for applications for the Oxford Economic Stimulus Fund

Deadline: December 15, 2021 $1.5M in Funding has been made available by Oxford County and Community Futures Oxford This funding is available for those businesses in Oxford County that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and are currently experiencing working capital challenges. Funding Details Successful applicants will receive business financing up to $100,000 for … read more