Community Development Corporation of Sault Ste. Marie & Area

Mission & Mandate

“The CDC works with individuals, businesses and community partners to facilitate the creation and maintenance of jobs and to build healthy, sustainable communities.”

Our Mandate

Be a leading, action–oriented organization, which:

  1. Provides small business information, counselling and advisory services
  2. Provides financial support to small business
  3. Initiates and/or undertakes community economic development activities and projects.

Our operating style is:

  • Business like;
  • Purpose driven;
  • One where we are leaders in our niche that promotes communication and collaboration with our partners; and
  • One which builds on our capacity to plan for the long term and to generate funds to carry out our work.