Supporting Community Economic Development

Background

The East Algoma Community Futures Development Corporation (EACFDC) is a federally supported not-for-profit Community Futures Development Corporation.  Governed by a Board of local volunteers, EACFDC supports community economic development by assisting East Algoma communities and entrepreneurs to strengthen and diversify the local economy.

Our mission is to work towards a stronger regional economy while preserving the quality of life. The following five objectives serve to guide and direct us in the pursuit of our mission: to create jobs; to maintain our quality of life; to forge strong community partnerships; to encourage new ventures; and to improve human resources.

In order to meet these objectives, the East Algoma CFDC offers:

Through FedNor/Industry Canada, the Government of Canada provides funding, advice and support to the East Algoma CFDC to carry out the mission.

The CFDC jurisdiction extends from the Township of Tarbutt and Tarbutt Additional in the west to the Township of Shedden in the east including St. Joseph Island and Elliot Lake.