NECO’s Provincial & National Funding Partners

All of the successes that NECO has had, as well as all of the businesses we have aided, jobs we have created and sustained, individuals we have trained and counselled, could not have been possible without the incredible guidance and support of these two amazing organizations.

Along with funding numerous programs and projects, both of these entities also offer their own array of business resources and financing.


As Industry Canada’s regional development organization for Northern Ontario, its approach to regional development integrates business, industrial, regional, national and community-based priorities. This grassroots approach maximizes the potential of communities to succeed in the knowledge-based economy by building on regional assets and strengths. By working with businesses and regional and community partners, FedNor acts as both a facilitator and a catalyst to help create an environment in which communities can thrive, businesses can grow and innovation can prosper.

Industry Canada

Industry Canada is the Government of Canada’s centre of microeconomic policy expertise. The Department’s mission is to foster a growing, competitive knowledge-based Canadian economy, thus improving the economic and social well-being of Canadians. They work on a broad range of matters related to industry and technology, trade and commerce, science, corporations and corporate securities, bankruptcy and insolvency, small business and tourism, to name a few.


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