In Rural Oxford, we are fortunate to have dedicated organizations that support business growth and development. Our economic development office takes every opportunity to partner with these organizations, including the Community Futures Oxford office which is located in Ingersoll. It is our goal to bring these programs and services to Rural Oxford.

We invite you to check out these exciting opportunities.

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Young Entrepreneurs

Oxford Young Entrepreneurs (OYE) is an initiative of Community Futures Oxford with several areas of focus.
  1. One-on-one support to launch and/or grow businesses
  2. Grant up to $1,000 for young entrepreneurs
  3. Networking and professional development events

To learn more about support for young entrepreneurs, please contact:

Lindsay Wilson
519-532-6141 (call or text)
*OYE supports young entrepreneurs under 35 years old.

Loans for Young Entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs often find it difficult to secure financing to start or grow a business. You don’t have to do it alone! Community Futures Oxford is the exclusive Futurprenur program community partner to support you through the business planning and loan application process. To find out if this program might work for you, please contact:

Luigi Basacco

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Oxford Young Professionals Group

Whether you’re fresh out of school looking to build some local connections, a person with a vision to build something great in our community or run your own business, you are qualified to be a member. OYPG is committed to hosting monthly events at local establishments to provide unique opportunities to network in a casual atmosphere. The Oxford YPG is an initiative of the Community Futures Oxford (formerly Oxford Small Business Support Centre). Past events have included guest speakers over breakfast, leadership development and casual evening mixers.

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