Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP)
Please Note - Applications Are Now Closed.
For more than 10 years, the Peterborough Community Futures Development Corporation (CFDC) has supported local companies and organizations expand their operations through the Eastern Ontario Development Program (EODP).
EODP funding supports recipients whose projects focus on business growth and job creation. Multi-year applications are encouraged.
- Labour market development
- Strategic planning and research studies
- Business incubators
- Supply chain analysis and development
- Industry cluster development and expansion
- Productivity enhancements
- Market diversification and expansion
- Product development
- Training and mentoring
- Skills development and training
EODP Applications & Guidelines
EODP objectives focus on two priority areas that will increase new, sustainable jobs in the City of Peterborough and Peterborough County: Business Development and Community Innovation. Multi-year projects are encouraged.
As of October 28th, all funding has been committed and we will not be accepting applications until February 23rd, 2015.
To ensure we receive complete applications, and for quality assurance purposes, only hard copies will be accepted. Email submissions will not be accepted.
Download An Application:
Mail Or Deliver Applications To:
351 Charlotte Street, Main Floor
Peterborough, ON K9J 2W1
If you have any questions about the Eastern Ontario Development Program, please call:
2014-15 EODP Recipients
|Applicant||Approved Amount||Project Completion Date|
|Community Innovation Projects|
|The Canadian Canoe Museum||$9,000||28-Feb-15|
|Peterborough Economic Develoment||$18,300||28-Feb-17|
|Drug Discovery Program (Trent U)||$65,000||31-Jan-15|
|Euglena Reseach Project (Trent U)||$30,000||31-Jan-15|
|Lang Pioneer Village||$11,250||31-Dec-17|
|The Mount Community Centre||$3,750||31-May-15|
|Hiawatha First Nation||$10,000||31-Mar-15|
|Business Development Projects|
|Canada In the Rough||$28,380||28-Feb-15|
|Canadian Distribution Channel||$100,000||28-Feb-15|
|Noble Reliance Inc.||$50,000||31-Dec-15|
|Lucky Strike Bait Works Inc.||$12,578||23-Dec-14|
|Crowe River Studio||$10,000||31-Dec-14|
The EODP is managed by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario and is being delivered in partnership with the 15 Community Futures Development Corporations in eastern Ontario, as well as the Eastern Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Network Inc. The program supports rural eastern Ontario communities to pursue the creation of a competitive and diversified regional economy through investment in economic development, small business growth, job creation and community innovation.
To date, more than $80 million has been invested through the EODP on more than 7,600 business and community development projects. Over the next five years, $48-million is available through the EODP.