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Community Economic Development (CED) Services

As part of PELA CFDC’s delivery of the Community Futures Program, Community Economic Development services are provided with the objective to foster social and economic development and to supports projects that lead to a greater awareness of external and internal forces affecting the economic health of the region. This is accomplished through partnerships on community capacity building projects and knowledge-based initiatives.

The PELA CFDC Executive Director and other staff, where appropriate, provide services to organizations that are leading projects that promote the overall well-being of the communities.

The PELA CFDC contribution may consist of:

  • Leadership/project design, project facilitation and delivery of CED activities
  • Access to expertise of PELA CFDC board and staff to serve as committee/board members of organizations and projects
  • Access to data and information on the regional and national economy
  • Access to PELA CFDC networks of private and public sector partners

Customers of PELA CFDC’s CED services include:

  • Not-for-Profit Organizations
  • Business Associations
  • Cooperatives
  • Informal/newly formed communities of practice
  • Municipalities and municipal agencies and organizations

For more information on PELA CFDC’s strategic community planning services, please contact:

Eoin Callan, Executive Director
613-476-7901 ex 201

“Dealing with the EODP was incredibly easy and the process required minimal time.  Staff was very helpful." - Howard Mahon, Wilton Tack
“Without PELA CFDC's support we would not have had the ability to take those much needed first big steps. You believed in us at a time when few did.” - Quincy Emmons, Fire X Protection
“We recommend the EODP funding to any business that believes in continuous improvement and development, and who is looking to fast forward business growth.” - Angela Lees, Calderwood Automation
"The connections I made and support system that was available during and after the program really helped. - Renia Tyminski, Hallowell Gardens Centre
"The in class portion of the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program was the most beneficial for me... I was given the resources and one-on-one guidance I needed to map out a successful plan. - Rob Fenwick, Former SEB Client