NECO Community Futures Development Corporation

Site: NECO Community Futures Development Corporation

Service: Small Business Financing and Community Economic Development

Description & Services
Description (Agency) NECO is a regional economic development organization, which invests in and nurtures small business, and develops partnerships with private and public sectors to create and maintain jobs in our communities.
Agency Services
Description (Service) Offers the following supports and services: 
  • business counselling and advice 
  • information and referral to financing/funding resources 
  • business plan and application preparation assistance 
  • term loans, guarantees and equity investments 
  • LIC (Local Initiative Contribution) funding for non-profit community projects
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-12 noon, 12:30 pm-4 pm
Areas Served Nipissing District ; Parry Sound District
Boundaries South to Novar, north to Tilden Lake, east to Mattawa and west to Loring
  • Individuals/entrepreneurs, businesses, corporations, non-profit organizations, municipalities and First Nations groups located within NECO's boundaries 
  • Each program has its own specific eligibility criteria; call for more information
Application Varies by program
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Additional Services at this Site
Contact Information
Office Phone 705-476-8822
Toll Free Phone 1-888-476-8822
Fax 705-495-6038
Social Media Facebook Facebook, Twitter Twitter
Primary Contact Josephine Rocheleau, Services Director; Phone: 705-476-8822 ext 101; Email:
Primary Executive Patricia Aspin-Lecour, Executive Director; Phone: 705-476-8822 ext 100; Email:
Located In Community North Bay
Address 240 First Ave W
North Bay, ON P1B 3C1
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Intersection First Ave W and Cassells St
Physical Access Fully Accessible
Other Details
Legal Status (50) Non Profit
Established 1987
Funding Federal - Fednor/Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada