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Business Resources

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Whether you are starting up a new business or looking to develop or expand an existing business, there are a number of resources and organizations that can help provide the support you are looking for.

Register your business to be added to the Town and BIA business directories.

Business Registration Form

Email forms to ecdev@prescott.ca

Business Start-Up, Development & Employment Resources

Prescott Community Improvement Plan (CIP)

Did you know the Town of Prescott Community Improvement Plan (CIP) offers a number of grants and loans to Prescott business and property owners? 

For more information, follow the link view the Application Guide, Community Improvement Plan and Application Forms.



Grenville Community Futures Development Corporation

Business Loans - Looking for financing? Whether you’re looking to get a business off the ground, expand an existing operation or purchase equipment – we’ve got the loan to fit your needs.

Grants - Rural Innovation Initiative Eastern Ontario: Take advantage of our grant program to develop your business or organization project.

Business Counselling - Looking for expert advice to help you achieve the vision you have for your business? We offer one-on-one business advice to assist you in assessing and planning a business start-up, expansion or relocation. And it’s free.

 
CSE Consulting
Services include job search support and strategies, computer training and employment preparation for injured workers, and employment supports for persons with disabilities.

Prescott Business Improvement Area (BIA)
The BIA consists of all downtown businesses located within specified downtown areas.  Associate memberships are also available to downtown adjacent businsses.  The BIA spearheads a number of activities in partnership with the Town of Prescott and other key partners to support the downtown business community such as events, promotions, downtown beautification, and seasonal decor.

South Grenville Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber has over 150 members from the Town of Prescott,  the Township of Augusta and Township of Edwardsburg/Cardinal. Through its growing membership and involvement in projects and events in the community the Chamber of Commerce is committed to promoting its members, their businesses and services, striving to make our community a better place to live, work and play.

Leeds Grenville Small Business Enterprise Centre

Whether you are just starting your own business or have been in business for less than five years, we can provide you with resources, tools, and no-cost consultations to help you achieve your small business dream. We also offer a series of seminars, workshops and networking opportunities that provide you with insightful information for your small business.

Employment + Education Centre

At the Employment + Education Centre, we offer a full range of employment services to help you attract and retain the best talent. From posting on our interactive job board to pre-screening applicants and providing interview space, organizational training and HR support, we cover all your hiring needs. Come in to discuss your staffing requirements with our Employer Services Coordinator. Since 1985, employers of large and small businesses in Leeds and Grenville have relied on our recruitment services to find the right staff.

LG Approved

What is the Leeds & Grenville Approved Professionals Program?
The LG Approved Professionals Program was established to help the general public of United Counties of Leeds and Grenville connect with High Quality and Authentic Professionals.

Why join the LG Approved Program?
Aligning with LG Approved Professionals, you’re promoting your company as one of High Quality, with guarantees to the public.


Brockville YPN (Young Professionals Network)

We aim to foster connectivity, development and growth for our members through networking events, opportunities for professional development, and advocating for what matters most to you. 

St. Lawrence Corridor Economic Development Commission
The Town of Prescott is one of the 7 proud members of the St. Lawrence Corridor.  They are focused on the attraction of new industrial and commercial employers to the region, increasing the quantity and quality of job opportunities for our residents along with assisting our existing business to expand.

Ontario East Economic Development Commission
The Ontario East Economic Development Commission promotes Eastern Ontario as a centre for investment and business growth. With over 140 members, the Commission represents more than 200 communities across eastern Ontario. Ontario East Economic Development Commission is a one point of contact for site selectors, start up support and business growth.
 Service Ontario Business Services Online business registration and other related business services.
Ontario Business  Business start-up and operational resources.
Canada Business Business start-up and operational resources.
Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs (OMAFRA)
Business development resources.
Ontario Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade (MEDJCT) Business development resources.
Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture & Sport Tourism business development resources.
Export Development Canada (EDC) EDC's job is to support and develop Canada’s export trade by helping Canadian companies respond to international business opportunities. EDC provides insurance and financial services, bonding products and small business solutions to Canadian exporters and investors and their international buyers. EDC also supports Canadian direct investment abroad and investment into Canada.
Ontario Export Services Export access services & support, including the Magnet Export Business Portal which provides resources from all levels of government, tailored to meet company needs.
Statistics Canada Census and other data on a wide range of subjects.
RTO 9 Regional Tourism Organization Tourism business promotion & development resources.

 

Employment Services

 

Brockville Career Services
St. Lawrence College Employment Services
St. Lawrence Rideau Immigration Partnership
TR Leger Immigrant Services
Adecco Brockville
Drake International
Manpower

 




 

 

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