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Sand Plains Community Development Fund

The Sand Plains Community Development Fund was created for the five county region of Brant, Elgin, Middlesex, Norfolk and Oxford as a means to support diversification and seek new economic opportunities as a result of the decline of the tobacco industry.

ABOUT
THE
PROJECT

The fund had two streams one that fostered entrepreneurship in the region by increasing the access to capital through patient payback loans and a non-repayable stream for not-for-profit sector supporting regional development, stimulate business and investment, create jobs and strengthen local populations and attract visitors. 

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PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

MENTIONS

 

Former MPs: Joe Preston and Diane Finley

Original Board members: Dennis Travale, Stephen Molnar, Bob Habkirk, Wesley Hodgson, Kevin Hodge.

Staff: Cephas Panschow, Heather Bouw, Clark Hoskin 

Funded by: Ontario Association of Community Futures Development Corporations Inc. Community Futures Oxford, Community Futures Middlesex, Enterprise Brant, Venture Norfolk, Elgin Business Resource Centre

 

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