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, as part of the CFDC (Community Futures Development Corporation) network, carries out the following services:

  • Community economic planning and development
  • Investment in local business
  • Business development and counselling services 

GEDC was established on September 20th, 1988.


Developing the Future.

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 enterprise

Core Values:

  • Confidentiality
  • Quality
  • Adaptability (Bendability)
  • Open Door Policy


  • Business Development
  • Regional Projects
  • Partnerships
  • Growth Sectors

2016 - 2019 Strategic Roadmap can be viewed below:


March 2017