Loans and Financing

Local bank branches that have specialized Small Business Consultants:

33 Lansdowne Avenue

85 Bridge Street

RBC Royal Bank
93 Bridge Street

TD Canada Trust
565 McNeely Avenue

Valley Heartland CFDC

Valley Heartland CFDC administers a local investment fund to help finance new or existing small business for start-up, expansion or stabilization plans that help maintain or create jobs. Repayable financing of up to $250,000 on commercial terms loans, loan guarantees, or equity investments, is available when financing from other sources is insufficient or unavailable. All financing decisions are made at the community level by the CFDC local Board of Directors.

For more information about the Community Loan Fund, please visit the Valley Heartland website or contact Mary Boldt, Loans Officer at the Valley Heartland CFDC at 613-283-7002 ext. 105 or

Business Development Bank of Canada

A financial institution owned by the Government of Canada that supports more than 42,000 small and medium-sized enterprises across the country, complementing services available from private-sector financial institutions.

Visit their website or contact their Ottawa West office at:
700 Silver Seven Road, Suite 100
Ottawa (Kanata), Ontario K2V 1C3