Starting a Business? Let us help!

Starting a Business?
Let us help!

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

COVID-19 Relief

COVID-19 Relief
Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

These are unprecedented times, and we are here to help you.

Here to Support Your Vision

Here to Support Your Vision

Financial support, business guidance, workshops & contacts 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, to benefit you 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 the following strategic priorities:

  • 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

October 22, 2019
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

October 22, 2019
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

October 15, 2019
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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