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South Lake Futures is a non-profit organization that serves East Gwillimbury, Georgina, and the Township of Brock. We provide free business development advice, business loans, and non-repayable funding. Our mandate is to generate sustainable economic development and job creation.

 

Call or email to book an appointment for:

 

Business Counseling and Resources

Business counseling is available at no charge by contacting our office to book an appointment with Terry Russell, General Manager – tjrussell@southlakefutures.ca

 

Business Loans

Financing is available to all industry sectors except adult entertainment and companies that borrow funds to re-lend. Loans are to be used for business purposes only. Contact Elsa Mateus, Loans Officer – emateus@southlakefutures.ca

Types of Loans We provide term and operating loans.

Amount Loans are available from a minimum of $1,000.00 to a maximum of $250,000.00. Loans above $250,000.00 will be considered in partnership with our sister company, The Georgina Association for Business.

Repayment Typically, blended monthly payments of principal and interest (for term loans) are due monthly via automatic withdrawal from the client’s bank account. For seasonally based businesses, payments can be modified with interest only periods during the off season. All loans are repayable in full without penalty, notice, or bonus interest.

Interest Rates Fixed rate term loans have rates typically from Prime + 3% to Prime + 8% depending on the security provided.

Fees The Borrower pays an Application Fee of 0.50% of the approved loan amount subject to a minimum of $200.00 payable upon the first advance. The Borrower must pay for all mortgage security registrations, legal fees, appraisals, and environmental assessments, if required.

 

Eastern Ontario Development Program

We are not currently accepting applications. Subject to availability of funds, we provide non-repayable contributions of up to 50% of eligible costs to a wide variety of business and economic development projects. The program supports economic development, job creation, training, and innovation projects. Contact Tom Ross, EODP Officer – tross@southlakefutures.ca

Past EODP Funding recipients: Click Here

 

Business Registration

We assist with Master Business License registrations.

 

 

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