Hello Frontenac!

In honour of our 20th anniversary milestone, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of the Frontenac Business Services 20th Anniversary – Futures Grant! This initiative is designed to support entrepreneurs and organizations in our community who are dedicated to driving economic development.

Here are the key details:

Eligibility: Applicants must be registered as a business, Municipality, or Not-for-Profit organization within Frontenac County, aligning with our focus on community growth and development.

Grant Amount: Eligible entities may apply for financial contributions of up to $5,000. Alternatively, the entire $20,000 fund can be allocated to a single economic development project with a larger impact. *Project expenditures become eligible after July 1st, 2024.

Focus Areas: The grant supports projects in event organization, expanding existing initiatives, developing recreational and cultural activities, creating tourism products, and more.

How to Apply: Interested parties should submit a 90-second pitch video via email to by April 1st 2024. For guidance on sending large files, refer to this tutorial on using WeTransfer: WeTransfer How-To

Winners will be announced at the Frontenac Business Services Annual Meeting in June 2024.

Looking for a starting point? Check out the guide below for some inspiration to kick things off!

90 Seconds to Shine:  Pitch Video Guide

Introduction (15 seconds):

  • Briefly introduce yourself and what business or organization you represent.
  • State the project title and purpose of your project or initiative.

 Problem Statement (15 seconds):

  • Clearly articulate the problem or challenge your project aims to address.
  • Highlight the significance and impact of the issue within the community.

 Solution (25 seconds):

  • Concisely explain your proposed solution or project.
  • Highlight how the solution is innovative or unique.
  • Address how the project will contribute to community development and economic growth
  • Quantify the expected benefits, such as job creation, improved infrastructure, or increased local business activity.

 Execution Plan (35 seconds):

  • Outline a brief plan of action, including key milestones and timelines.
  • Mention any partnerships, collaborations, or community involvement in the execution.
  • Provide a high-level overview of the budget including:
    • Your requested grant amount
    • Partnership Contributions:
      • Are there any contributions or matching funds from partners, collaborators, or the community?
    • Timeline of expenditure.

Don’t miss this opportunity to bring your ideas to life and contribute to the economic growth of Frontenac County!


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