While our office is by appointment only, staff remain available by email & phone during our regular business hours

About Us

Our organization has been successfully engaged in over 100 community projects with 126 community partners in the last twenty years. We are fortunate to have 10 active board members who are all successful business persons with a commitment to community development.

Presently, we participate or lead in 19 community projects and provide on-going support to various community organizations. We partner with all levels of government including: Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario, The Province of Ontario, The County of Simcoe, Township of Adjala-Tosorontio, Town of Bradford West Gwillimbury, Township of Essa, Town of Innisfil and Town of New Tecumseth. 

Nottawasaga Futures offers full wrap-around support for local small businesses.  These include:

  • Helping with business plans
  • Guidance on development of a marketing plan or business expansion strategy
  • One-on-One coaching and business mentoring
  • Small business training
  • Securing Financing

In addition to working with entrepreneurs, we look at the health of the local business economy.  We help build strong, sustainable rural communities through our unique approach to community economic development:

We support emerging industries and encourage innovative thinking and planning in rural economies.

We specialize in local partnerships and community projects that support.

  • Economic development and diversification,
  • Strategic planning,
  • Community project planning and management,
  • Training and resource sharing,
  • Research,
  • Non-profit board development training.



“Nottawasaga Futures continues to provide our business with many services from our current business loan to a wide range of support from professional advisors (accounting, marketing and sales). They have been instrumental in helping us produce a successful and profitable business”

-The Heating Source Inc.

"Nottawasaga Futures was instrumental in providing the funding needed that helped produce the website and internet presence for Lighting Discovery. This website helps promote the business otherwise Lighting Discovery would not have had the money required for this exposure, Thank you Notawasaga Futures and, keep up the good work!"

- Lighting Discovery

"The Green Economy Centre has been very resourceful in finding potential funding and incentive programs to help reduce my energy costs. They have done the research, so that I can concentrate on my business."

-Spring Basil Asian

“Nottawasaga Futures is dedicated to helping me and my business succeed. They care about the growth of our community which I feel honoured and privileged to be a part of”

-Simcoe Welding Services

“As we move forward with the sustainable renovation/custom home building field, we have found a valuable resource in the Green Economy Centre.  Through their lines of communication, we have discovered incentive programs for our clients and other common interest companies. ”

-Keogh Construction

"The value of the knowledge gained through Nottawasaga Futures information highway has helped me be more aware of services that are available, how to access the information and how it can benefit all aspects of my business."

-DJ's Pizza & Café

“The Original Flag Store has been involved with Nottawasaga Futures for around 10 years now. As a company we have benefited from their advice and resources that they were able to provide to us…”

-The Original Flag Store