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.


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 enterprises

Core Values:

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


  • Business Development
  • Regional Projects
  • Partnerships
  • Growth Sectors

2020 - 2022 Strategic Roadmap can be viewed below:

2020 - 2022 Strategic Roadmap

February 2021