Who we are - Mandate / Mission

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The Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation is a support agency for local economic development in the United Counties of Prescott and Russell. A team of professionals offers its services in the following four areas:

     Consulting and financial support for businesses;

     Support for community projects and initiatives;

     Support for development and access to training;

     Promotion of local economic development.


The main objective of the Community Development Corporation is to maintain and create jobs. Through an investment fund, we offer high-risk funding to small and medium-sized businesses in the form of loans, loan guarantees and share capital. We support and encourage all job creation and enhancement initiatives.

The objectives of the Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation are as follows:

     Stimulate job creation by supporting existing businesses and the development of new ones;

     Stimulate entrepreneurship in Prescott-Russell;

     Promote the development of employment, education and training.

The Prescott-Russell Community Development Corporation is a nonprofit organization sponsored by FedDev (Ontario) through the Community Futures Development program. The Corporation is managed by a volunteer board of directors representing the business, education and agricultural sectors.