Biosphere Member Profile: The Parry Sound Area Community Business & Development Centre

The Parry Sound Area Community Business & Development Centre (CB&DC) is proud to be a member and partner of the GBBR. The CB&DC focuses on job creation through community strategic planning, providing loans, and funding and advisory services. We envision a healthy life for everyone in our communities.
 
The CB&DC is a federally supported not-for-profit Community Futures Development Corporation, governed by volunteers in partnership with FedNor. The services provided by the CB&DC exist to promote economic growth and community development of the Parry Sound and region.
 
In promoting businesses and tourism, we celebrate the unique landscape of the Georgian Bay region, embrace its diversity, and share this pride with all who visit, offering information about the region. CB&DC wants to make the Parry Sound region a thriving economic hub for those living and visiting. This is accomplished by providing loans to assist both start-up and existing businesses. Since opening its doors in 1987 the CB&DC has approved over 528 loans, valued at over 45 million dollars. The CB&DC has created and assisted in maintaining 2173 jobs in the local area. Contact us, we may be able to help!