Venture Niagara - Community Futures Development Corporation

Grimsby, Lincoln, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Pelham,
St. Catharines, Thorold & Welland

Looking for Financing?Helpful Business ServicesEN-slide-grow-SQNow Lending in St. Catharines

Where do you go when you need money to grow?

Do you have a great business idea but can’t seem to find the money to finance it? You’re not alone. There are many good ideas that never see the light of day for the lack of money to get started. But there are options.

Since 1985 Venture Niagara Community Futures Development Corporation has been helping entrepreneurs across Niagara with loans and investment they need to start or grow their business. We’ve invested more than $14,000,000 to date and helped hundreds of small and medium size businesses to reach their goals, creating hundreds of sustainable jobs in the process.

Venture Niagara can provide your business with money to purchase equipment and inventory, finance purchase orders and cover operating expenses. Term loans, operating lines and on occasion, equity investments are available if your business qualifies.


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    New Source of Financing for St. Catharines Businesses

    St. Catharines, ON — St. Catharines businesses now have another option to finance their start-ups or to help with expansions to existing operations. A pilot project is underway with Venture Niagara Community Futures Development Corporation and the City of St. Catharines Small Business Enterprise Centre to offer business services and financing to help with the […]

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