Smooth Rock Falls is business ready; it’s offering new businesses a variety of generous financial incentives including competitive tax incentives and program grants.
Smooth Rock Falls has a forward-thinking leadership team that is known for effective decision-making and we pride ourselves on our willingness to develop and try new ideas. When we developed our generous Community Improvement Plan, we considered all of the social, community and economic conditions required to make Smooth Rock Falls a vibrant and prosperous community.
Please contact Luc Denualt at the Town of Smooth Rock Falls at firstname.lastname@example.org or (705) 338-2717 ext. 9.
Smooth Rock Falls’ financial incentives are generous, varied and far-reaching and include both residential, commercial and industrial. Highlights include:
There are also several government funding programs that could be leveraged pending approval. The Town municipal staff can help you determine which one or ones would be appropriate based on your needs and situation, and can help you some of the paperwork.
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is a crown corporation and development agency of the Ontario government that invests in northern businesses and municipalities through conditional contributions, forgivable performance loans, incentive term loans and loan guarantees.
Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation
Ontario’s Rural Economic Development (RED) program helps rural communities remove barriers to community economic development. With the support of the program, rural communities are better positioned to attract investment, create jobs, enhance economic growth and make everyday life easier for rural Ontarians.
Ontario’s Rural Economic Development program, commonly known as RED
The Town of Smooth Rock Falls is here to help businesses and to provide existing and potential businesses the best possible information on Smooth Rock Falls and area. We have available, at no cost, up-to-date statistics on demographics, economic makeup, education/skill levels, infrastructure, situational analysis, etc. The Town has undertaken a number of strategies that identify investment opportunities in specific sectors:
Mechanical and other technology
These are areas where the economy is growing and are either export-based or providing products or services that are currently underserved in the region.
The Town of Smooth Rock Falls with the assistance of the Ministry of Northern Development & Mines Business Consulting Services can help.
Small Business Enterprise Centres
Small Business Enterprise Centres (SBECs) focus on providing support to start-up and small enterprises during their first five years of operation. Entrepreneurs are provided with easy access to business consulting services and information covering management, marketing, technology and financing. The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines (MNDM) supports 7 SBECs in Northern Ontario.
What the Program Offers
Ministry staff provide information and advice in areas such as:
These services complement those of the Small Business Enterprise Centres which help new and recently established businesses.
For help in Smooth Rock Falls:
General Inquiry: (705) 360-2656
Toll Free: (877) 470-8332