Business Planning | Prince Edward County, Lennox and Addington | PELA CFDC


Feb 21, 2018
Donna Keys - The Loonie Bin

"I wanted to start a business where I could transfer my skills and experience with facts, figures, finances and data management. I also wanted to fill an important need in the community..."
Penny Morris - Penny’s Pantry

Penny had always been passionate about baking, nutrition and healthy living. Her vision was to open a community bulk food store featuring top quality products including local, organic and gluten free options…
Ashley Arnold - Coffee Cravings

"I have always approached my job with dedication and attention to good customer service. I have a passion for the perfect cup of coffee. I figured that these attributes would be the key to a successful business…"
Karen Hotston - Happy Souls Yoga and Healing Arts Studio

"The Ontario Self-Employment Benefit Program (OSEB), co-ordinated by PELA CFDC, was the perfect tool to help me translate my aspirations into a sound business...”

Business Planning

for Prince Edward County Lennox and Addington

PELA CFDC has been working with entrepreneurs in our community for almost 30 years to assist with the development of business ideas and plans that create jobs and prosperity. 

PELA CFDC offers a wide variety of services and programs to meet your needs every stage of business development. Additionally, as part of the Community Future Program (CFP), we provide strategic planning support to organizations that help build the economic capacity of our community.

We look forward to hearing from you!


Serving | Prince Edward County  (PictonBloomfieldWellington) & Lennox and Addington (Addington HighlandsStone MillsLoyalist TownshipGreater Napanee) - Looking for inspiration or to connect with other area professionals? Check out our Business Directory and Digital Directory at

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“Dealing with the EODP was incredibly easy and the process required minimal time.  Staff was very helpful." - Howard Mahon, Wilton Tack
“Without PELA CFDC's support we would not have had the ability to take those much needed first big steps. You believed in us at a time when few did.” - Quincy Emmons, Fire X Protection
“We recommend the EODP funding to any business that believes in continuous improvement and development, and who is looking to fast forward business growth.” - Angela Lees, Calderwood Automation
"The connections I made and support system that was available during and after the program really helped.” - Renia Tyminski, Hallowell Gardens Centre
"The in class portion of the Ontario Self Employment Benefit Program was the most beneficial for me... I was given the resources and one-on-one guidance I needed to map out a successful plan.” - Rob Fenwick, Former SEB Client