Welcome to Saugeen Economic Development Corporation

Our Vision For The Future

Mission: Working in Partnership for the Communities' Future.

Mandate: SEDC exists to promote sustainable economic and social development throughout the region.

Who we are:
A member of the Western Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Association

Communities we serve: Arran-Elderslie, Chatsworth, Brockton, Grey Highlands, Hanover, Minto, South Bruce, Southgate, Wellington North and West Grey. See the catchment area map.


Small and medium-sized businesses are the backbone of the Canadian economy. During this extraordinary time, the Canadian government, the province, our local municipalities and financial organizations are taking actions to help sustain the business community during this time of uncertainty caused by the pandemic.

We created a list of resources available to assist businesses, employees and families survive during this economic hardship. We are all in this together.

Download/View the Resource Package here. 

Access to a Spreadsheet of the resources here. 

Updated June 22, 2020

Bruce County Emergency Business Sustainability Loan

This is a low-interest (2.5%) loan of up to $20,000 for Bruce County businesses, administered by the Bruce Community Futures Development Corporation and the Saugeen Economic Development Corporation. There is $750,000 total available funding which will be loaned on a first come, first serve basis.

Bruce County Emergency Business Sustainability Loan Resources:
How to Fill Out Online Application: HERE
Online Application: PDF

Resiliency Map for Grey County Residents: 

County of Grey has launched the Community and Business Resiliency Map in response to the demand for a "One-Stop-Shop" site for local business. You are able to promote services and any changes to your operations with a free listing on this site. To create a listing send an email to ecdev@grey.ca

See Map Here

Resiliency Map for Bruce County Residents:

County of Bruce has launched the Community and Business Resiliency Map showcasing the businesses that are open during the pandemic. The map includes essential services that remain open at physical locations, those that have changed their operations to respond to physical distancing guidelines, and businesses that have moved entirely online. To create a listing send an email to info@businesstobruce.com

See Map Here.


Contact Information: 

515 Mill Street, P.O. Box 177, Neustadt, ON N0G 2M0
PH: 519-799-5750 | Toll-free: 1-877-335-7332
Fax: 519-799-5752