Government Business Support Programs

One Tool – All levels of government

Find programs and services to help your business grow.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, a business or a not-for-profit organization, Business Benefits Finder will assist you in locating the programs that are meaningful to you.

Starting a Business

The following is designed to help you locate more information for starting your own business in the Trenval Region.

The Start-up Checklist is followed by other internet sites that will be beneficial to your research in developing your business plan. Don’t forget to browse Starting a Business in Canada

Be sure to also check out the Business Plan outline.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to call our office at 613-961-7999 and our staff will be pleased to assist you in your research.
For your convenience, listed below are telephone numbers for area municipal offices:

  • City of Quinte West  613-392-2841
  • City of Belleville  613-968-6481
  • Township of Tyendinaga  613-396-1944
  • Municipality of Stirling – Rawdon  613-395-3380
  • Town of Deseronto  613-396-2440

Business Plan

Every business should have a comprehensive and up-to-date business plan. The downloadable files below can assist you in developing yours. If you need more information on business plans, please call us at 613-961-7999.


Business Plan Documents

Download a Business Plan Outline here (If you do not already have a business plan)

Download a Cash Flow Projection Form and Income Statement for Business Plan ( for those who wish to complete their Cash Flow Projection in this manner, please submit the completed form with business plan.)

Business Resources

Canada Business Service Centre
Performance Plus – Benchmark Your Business
Statistics Canada
Canadian Franchise Association
Buying a Franchise – Information to consider before buying a franchise.
Canada Innovation Centre
Export Development Corporation
Canada Customs and Revenue Agency
Canadian Bankers’ Association
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC)
Calculate Your Break-Even Point Canada Business – Services for Entrepreneurs.
Cash Flow Guide, Master Your Cash Flow, A Guide for Entrepreneurs.
Social Media – A Guide for Entrepreneurs
Resource for Indigenous Entrepreneurs
Resource for Women Entrepreneurs
Resource for Newcomer Entrepreneurs

Succession Planning

Succession planning is not just a proactive strategy, it is the cornerstone of ensuring the continued success and growth of our organization.
It is imperative to have a plan in place that guarantees a smooth transition of leadership and talent within our organization. Whether you are a seasoned executive, a department head, or an emerging leader, succession planning plays a pivotal role in our collective journey toward sustained success.

Download: Succession Planning – Readiness Assessment
Download: Succession Planning Options – Pros & Cons
Download: Succession plan template


EBook Trenval – Leadership
EBook Trenval – Human Resources
EBook Trenval – Succession Planning
Trenval Ebook – Business Strategies
Trenval Ebook – Customer Service
Trenval Ebook – Sales
OWNR Ebook – Accounting
OWNR Ebook – Grants
OWNR Ebook – Side Hustle
OWNR Ebook – Taxes