About Us

GEDC Business Centre

(Greenstone Economic Development Corporation)


We are the local CFDC (Community Futures Development Corporation) in the Municipality of Greenstone and a not-for-profit organization governed by a volunteer board of directors.  With financial assistance from the Government of Canada through FedNor, we offer a variety of products and services to promote small business growth and community economic development. 

GEDC was established on September 20th, 1988.


Develop, Grow, Support Businesses

Mission Statement

Foster and encourage the start-up and operation of successful enterprise in all economic sectors within the Greenstone Service Area.

Core Mandate

  • Strategic community planning and socio-economic development
  • Support for community-based projects
  • Business information and planning services
  • Access to capital for small and medium-sized businesses and social enterprises

Core Values

  • Confidentiality
  • Quality
  • Adaptability
  • Open Door Policy


  • Business Development
  • Regional Projects
  • Partnerships
  • Growth Sectors


View our 2022 Annual Report here!

2022 Annual Report

View our 2023-2025 Corporate Strategic Plan here!

2023-2025 Corporate Strategic Plan

GEDC Catchment Area

GEDC is a bilingual community-based non-profit organization, servicing the communities and First Nations in our catchment area. 

  • Aroland First Nation
  • Animbiigoo Zaagi’igan Anishinaabek
  • Beardmore
  • Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek
  • Biinjitiwaabik Zaaging Anishinaabek
  • Caramat
  • Geraldton
  • Ginoogaming First Nation
  • Jellicoe
  • Longlac
  • Long Lake #58 First Nation
  • MacDiarmid
  • Nakina
  • Orient Bay


For more information about the communities please click on the link to visit the Municipality of Greenstone's website and view their community profiles:     

Municipality of Greenstone