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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.


  • 19/07/2016

    Shannon Passero: 2016 Women’s Business Grant Program

    Once again Shannon Passero is inspiring women by offering The Shannon Passero Women’s Business Grant Program. This grant is open to businesses that have a women in a significant leadership role. There are 2 grants available of $12,500. Your business must meet specific criteria. Deadline for submission is October 15, 2016 and winners will be announced Dec 1st, […]

  • 21/10/2015

    Grand Opening of The Anchor Club

    Brandon Simons receives congratulations from Port Colborne Mayor John Maloney on the Grand Opening of The Anchor Club located in Downtown Port Colborne PORT COLBORNE – The Grand Opening of The Anchor Club took place on October 20, 2015. The new business provides  an adult day program, recreation and leaning centre for young adults with […]

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