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Successful EODP Recipients


 

1000 Islands Boat Museum

Project Funded:  Funding provided to purchase materials required for dock construction phase of museum creation.

Anticipated Results:  This will create the foundation for services to be offered going forward plus this investment will allow for the eventual construction of a magnificent boat house facility.

Total Project Cost: $1,370,000
EODP Support: $100,000


 

1000 Islands Frontenac Arch Biosphere

FAB-logoProject Funded:  Assisted with office renovations to allow for expansion of services to include tourism information /travel centre facilities.

Anticipated Results:  Better experience for visitors with opportunity to refer to tourism sites and encouraged longer stays.

Total Project Cost: $20,000

EODP Support: $10,000


 

Brockville Hydroplane Racing

Project Funded:  Assisted with materials and promotion for this annual event which draws many people to Brockville and the 1000 Islands area.

Anticipated Results:  Several thousand visitors will attend with local economic impact approaching half a million dollars.

Total Project Cost: $10,000

EODP Support: $5,000


 

Community & Primary Health Care

Project Funded:  Funding granted in support of training and strategic planning exercises.

Anticipated Results:  A stronger, more vibrant organization with increased standard of care and long term viability considered top priorities.

Total Project Cost: $17,000

EODP Support: $8,500


 

Sunshine Photography

Project Funded:  Funding provided for specialized equipment purchases.

Anticipated Results: Long term growth of new company.

Total Project Cost: $3,000

EODP Support: $1,500


 

Collett Surveying

Project Funded:  Funding granted in support of management, operations, finance and human resources training.

Anticipated Results: A strong, vibrant company continuing to employ several people.

Total Project Cost: $5,000

EODP Support: $2,500


 

Rockport Recreation Hall

Project Funded:  Assisted with purchase of materials to construct large community pavilion at the Rockport Recreation Hall.

Anticipated Results:  Gathering place for community events with festivals and other tourism generators planned following completion.

Total Project Cost: $28,000

EODP Support: $14,000


 

1000 Islands Accommodation Partners / Nickel Cup Regatta

Project Funded:  Invested in the return of hydroplane racing to Gananoque

Anticipated Results:  Over 5,000 visitors expected with local economic impact expected to approach three quarters of a million dollars.

Total Project Cost: $30,000

EODP Support: $15,000


 

Thousand Islands Playhouse

Springer-Theatre-DuskProject Funded:  Contribution towards renovations to the Firehall Theatre lobby.

Anticipated Results:  More appealing environment for patrons and guests with long term growth of facility as a local priority

Total Project Cost: $15,000

EODP Support: $5,000


 

Rapid Valley  Ltd.

Project Funded:  Funding granted in support of training for health, safety and human resources management.

Anticipated Results:  A stronger, more profitable enterprise continuing to employ many people in the food and services industry.

Total Project Cost: $12,000

EODP Support: $6,000


 

Tech Tutors

Project Funded:  Funding provided for specialized equipment purchases.

Anticipated Results:  Long term growth of new company.

Total Project Cost: $4,000

EODP Support: $2,000


 

The Creative Nest

Project Funded:  Funding provided for specialized equipment purchases.

Anticipated Results:  Long term growth of new company.

Total Project Cost: $3,000

EODP Support: $1,500


 

Rynestone Magic

Project Funded:  Funding provided for specialized equipment purchases.

Anticipated Results:  Long term growth of new company.

Total Project Cost: $10,000

EODP Support: $5,000


 

Brockville DBIA

DBIAlogoProject Funded:  Provided funding for strategic planning exercise.

Anticipated Results:  Creating a stronger and more cohesive association to serve the needs of downtown Brockville businesses.

Total Project Cost: $3,000
EODP Support: $1,500


 

St. Lawrence Parks Commission

Project Funded:  Equipment and training provided as start up assistance for new 1000 Islands Parkway tourist attraction known as Skywood.

Anticipated Results:  Adventure walks and zip lines will draw interest from locals and visitors alike with sales expected to reach one million dollars annually.

Total Project Cost: $160,000

EODP Support: $80,000


 

Beauty Inside

Project Funded:  Assistance with training for growing company.

Anticipated Results:  Increased profitability and long term growth of company currently employing several people.

Total Project Cost: $2,000

EODP Support: $1,000


 

Eternal Care Cremation

Project Funded:  Funding provided for specialized equipment purchases.

Anticipated Results: Long term growth of new company.

Total Project Cost: $9,000

EODP Support: $4,500


 

Brockville Police Services

BROCKPOLICEProject Funded:  Assisted with social media training and consulting services.

Anticipated Results: Better service provided by local force with improved communication a priority.

Total Project Cost: $5,000

EODP Support: $2,500


 

BFP Inc

Project Funded:  Assisted with training and certification courses required for company survival.

Anticipated Results:  Well trained employees leading to increased business growth opportunities.

Total Project Cost: $1,000

EODP Support: $500


 

Town of Gananoque

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Project Funded:  Provided funding in support of business workshops and training sessions.

Anticipated Results: Improved skills of local businesses, greater corporate cooperation and stronger sense of community for over 100 participating companies.

Total Project Cost: $10,000

EODP Support: $4,500


 

City of Brockville

Project Funded:  Funding provided in support of efforts to establish a “sustainable development” centre of excellence in the 1000 Islands region.

Anticipated Results:  Better understanding of practical growth opportunities in biologically sensitive regions and an important source of education and employment for youth.

Total Project Cost: $24,200

EODP Support: $10,000


 

AireSun Global Inc.

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Project Funded: 
Business start up expenses and equipment acquisition to establish manufacturing facility to process and manufacture proprietary oils.

Anticipated Results: Creation of new manufacturing facility with potential to employ over 60 people within a few years time.

Total Project Cost: $600,000
EODP Support: $75,000


 

RD Athletics

Project Funded:  Assisted with the purchase and installation of physical fitness equipment for a young entrepreneur participating in the Starter Company program.

Anticipated Results: Increased sales, reduced costs, improved chances for longer term success and creation of one new job.

Total Project Cost: $10,000

EODP Support: $5,000


 

Thousand Islands Accommodation Partners

Project Funded:  Assisted with the enhancement of website and signage to encourage increased visitation to 1000 Islands Visitor Centre.

Anticipated Results: Increased sales, reduced costs, better partner mobilization and more tourists visiting the region.

Total Project Cost: $22,000
EODP Support: $11,000


 

Business Investment & Networking Session

Project Funded:  Event hosted at the magnificent Eagle Point mansion to encourage increased business investment and attraction to our region.

Anticipated Results: Introductory session to lay foundation for potential longer term consideration. Multiple investments in our local communities expected over next two year period.

Total Project Cost: $2,000
EODP Support: $1,000


 

James Ross Limited

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Project Funded:  Assisted James Ross Limited with the purchase of a specialized laser cutter to improve quality and increase output.

Anticipated Results: Increased sales, reduced costs, support of existing 45 employees and creation of up to 4 new full time jobs.

Total Project Cost: $900,000
EODP Support: $80,000


 

Wooden Boat Shop

Project Funded:  Market assessment, creation of business development and marketing plans for antique boat restoration company.

Anticipated Results:  Sustainability, increased sales, maintenance of 2 jobs, creation of up to 5 jobs.

Total Project Cost: $5,000
EODP Support: $1,900


 

City of Brockville

Project Funded:  Support of efforts directly related to fund raising designed to restore and renovate Brockville’s historic railway tunnel.

Anticipated Results: Expected to generate interest, support and $2,000,000 of financial resources necessary to complete tunnel renovations.

Total Project Cost: $50,000

EODP Support: $25,000


 

Jack Attack Fitness

Project Funded:  Assisted with the purchase and installation of physical fitness equipment plus assisted with training support for a young entrepreneur participating in the Starter Company program.

Anticipated Results: Increased sales, reduced costs, improved chances for longer term success and creation of one new job.

Total Project Cost: $5,000

EODP Support: $2,500


 

City of Brockville

Project Funded:  Investment sourcing project through a lead generation approach funded by 1000 Islands CDC, City of Brockville, United Counties of Leeds & Grenville and City of Kingston.

Anticipated Results: Utilization of 350,000 square feet of new occupied industrial space, sale of 24 acres of serviced land, 200 full time jobs created and several million dollars of incremental investment.

Total Project Cost: $60,000

EODP Support: $20,000


 

Thousand Islands Boat Museum

Boatmuseum_successProject Funded:  Provided funding for outreach efforts and capital campaign in support of boat building shop, children’s activity centre, exhibit gallery and boat house.  Project scheduled for 2016 completion.

Anticipated Results: Tremendous economic impact as anchor attraction for western edge of 1000 Islands region and  St. Lawrence River corridor.

Total Project Cost: $4,000,000
EODP Support: $250,000


 

Frontline Systems

Project Funded:  Company received support for creation of sales booklet plus training of staff in the areas of marketing, development, productivity and operations.

Anticipated Results: Increased sales, support of existing 7 employees and creation of up to 4 new full time employment positions.

Total Project Cost: $24,000
EODP Support: $8,900


 

Ludlow Technical Products

Project Funded:  Assistance provided for training and course materials expenses on specialized three dimensional engineering design software.

Anticipated Results: Increased competencies supporting new engineering projects, machine builds and machine modifications, greatly accelerated growth, 20 jobs maintained.

Total Project Cost: $30,000
EODP Support: $15,000


 

Thomson Fasteners Inc.

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Project Funded:  Acquisition of new mill and lathe machine allowing for increased self sufficiency and reduction of turn-around times.

Anticipated Results: Will realize efficiencies on multiple projects over next several years, increased capacity, reduced outsourcing, expansion of market penetration, more purchasing of local products for in-house fabrication, 3 jobs maintained.

Total Project Cost: $30,000
EODP Support: $15,000


 

Ally Business Services

Project Funded:  To develop a secure e-commerce platform.

Anticipated Results:  Increased sales, improved competitiveness, heightened customer satisfaction, maintenance of 15 jobs, creation of up to 3 jobs.

Total Project Cost: $76,300
EODP Support: $12,200


 

Reticle Ventures Canada

Project Funded:  Consultant fees directly related to feasibility, environmental and engineering reports and/or studies.

Anticipated Results:  New business start up in the Brockville area impacting 29 jobs and injecting millions into local economy.

Total Project Cost: $50,000

EODP Support: $25,000


 

Kinsmen Club of Brockville / Brockville Brock Trails Committee

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Project Funded:  Construction of new trails and improvement of existing trails, including installation of new bridge and elimination of several barriers to access.

Anticipated Results:  Healthier community with stronger transportation network and new investment by those seeking to establish business in area with this type of asset.

Total Project Cost: $100,000

EODP Support: $30,000


 

Sunshine Bean Wellness

Project Funded:  Assisted with the purchase and installation of equipment for a young entrepreneur.

Anticipated Results: Increased sales, reduced costs, improved chances for longer term success impacting four jobs.

Total Project Cost: $4,000

EODP Support: $2,000


 

Thousand Islands Playhouse


Project Funded:
  Development of world-class production facility to allow for year round operations of theatre building and rehearsing.

Anticipated Results: Support for performing arts programming throughout the entire region, increased company revenues and improved long term viability.

Total Project Cost: $500,000
EODP Support: $73,365


 

Jobmatics

Project Funded:  Converting five day, face to face teacher training in career decision making program for early high schools to an e-training format.

Anticipated Results: Dramatic cost savings for clients, reduced classroom time lost, on-demand scheduling, international partnership opportunities, 3 jobs maintained and up to 2 jobs created.

Total Project Cost: $27,804
EODP Support: $4,100


 

Sersa Total Track Ltd.

EODP Funding Recipient Seras Total Track

 

Project Funded:  Training courses in project management and team building.

Anticipated Results: Increased competencies supporting growth opportunities, capacity for company to better adapt to change,  up to 5 jobs created.

Total Project Cost: $18,000
EODP Support: $9,000


 

Eastern Ontario CFDC Network

Project Funded:  Partnership with multiple organizations to produce a cell gap and spectrum analysis for eastern Ontario region.

Anticipated Results:  Better understanding of current situation and improved service throughout region.

Total Project Cost: $100,000
EODP Support: $3,500 (1000 Islands CDC contribution)


 

Gananoque Brewing Company


Project Funded: 
Analysis of expansion opportunities, creation of additional local production capacity, acquisition of new equipment, installation of equipment, training for new and existing employees.

Anticipated Results: Increased production and sales, reclamation of historic building, support for local supply chain, 12 jobs maintained, up to 4 jobs created.

Total Project Cost: $120,000
EODP Support: $60,000