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Regional Emergency Relief Fund (RERF) Announcement

Our local Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) office, with the support of the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario), will be providing 0% interest-free loans through FedDev Ontario’s Community Futures Program (CFP). Eligible applicants will receive up to $50,000, with 18-month terms (or less) in regions that have declared a “state of emergency” (City of Peterborough, Douro-Dummer, Cavan Monaghan and North Kawartha) following the storm on May 21, 2022, (some conditions apply).

Businesses will be required to demonstrate loss/damages as a result of power outages, road access limitations, damage to physical property, business closures or others. Call to assess the needs of your business at 1-705-745-5434 or email