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Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste Marie and Area

Community Development Corporation

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  • Assists small and medium sized businesses access services and capital, as well as enhancing the community's economic and employment base through community-based planning and economic development initiatives
  • Works with individuals, businesses and community partners to facilitate the creation and maintenance of jobs and to build healthy, sustainable communities
  • Provides free business counselling services to new and established businesses in the areas of business plan development, loan package preparation and financial management
  • Provides internet access for business purposes, including marketing research and business plan development
  • Provides access to its resource library offering comprehensive selection of print, electronic and video resources to assist those wanting to start, manage or expand their business
  • Enables investments to be made through repayable loans, equity participation or loan guarantees, so that eligible individuals and firms can start, maintain, or expand their business
  • Provides Employment Assistance Services (EAS)
Hours of Operation
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630
0830 - 1630

Mon-Fri 8:30 am-4:30 pm
Business Loans
  • An individual with a business idea, a new business, or an existing business
  • Bank funding sources currently unavailable or amounts are insufficient
  • Business is viable and will contribute to the local economy
  • Within the catchment area
Application Process
Business Loans: Download online business loan application and business plan template
Documents Required
Applications required for some programs
Fully Accessible
Legal Status
(50) Non Profit
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211 Ontario North
Last Verified On
June 26, 2021