We are a Community Business Development
Corporation (CBDC) established in August 1988.
A non-profit, community based centre,
we assist Hants and Kings County residents in the establishment
of new and expansion of existing enterprises.
We are an independent body, employing
full-time staff and governed by a ten member Board of Directors.
In addition to having business experience in major sectors of our
economy, the Directors represent the key geographical areas of both
Our purpose is to create and maintain
private sector employment through providing counselling, technical,
and financial assistance to qualified business projects. Specific
programs to do so include Youth loans, First Time Entrepreneur loans,
General Business loans, Innovation loans, Social Enterprise loans,
SIB loans, and self-employment assistance programs (Self Employment
Benefit (SEB) programs in Hants and Kings).