Muskoka Futures invests in new, existing or expanding businesses within the District of Muskoka. We aim to empower and encourage entrepreneurs to succeed by offering experienced guidance and financial assistance in their ventures. If you operate or plan on operating a business in Muskoka, you are eligible to apply for our Investment Program.

We want to invest in your future.

Your business is unique.
And so are our solutions.

At Muskoka Futures, our goal is to support new entrepreneurs and existing businesses. We do this by offering flexible investments that are unique for each business’ individual needs. Our investments can be used for:

Leashold Improvements


Operating costs



Building Improvements

and more…

We have loans for every stage of business:


Is opportunity knocking, and your business is positioned to grow? We know it’s both exciting and daunting. Schedule a chat with us today to learn more about how our loans can help you take your business to the next level, because when opportunity knocks we’re here to help you answer!


Are you creating community impact in your business? Are you an entrepreneur representing an underserved population (female, LGTBQ2+, BIPOC, financially marginalized)? Is your business helping to solve a challenge in our community? If you are looking to impact affordable housing, healthcare, staffing shortages, supply chain challenges in rural communities (just to name a few), then we’re here to help. Schedule your call today to learn more about how our loans can help you.
Some of the other ways we will support diversity building in our community include: loans to support organizational equity, diversity and inclusion training, and loans to support the hiring of individuals from underserved populations. If you are as committed to representation and diversity, equity and inclusion as we are then we want to hear from you!


Has your business run into unforeseen challenges and you need help? Reach out today because your success is important to us!


Are you a tech forward business looking to change the world? Since 2019 we’ve invested $1,000,000 to fund Tech startups that are tackling global challenges- like climate change, ecosystem management, rural and remote energy solutions, better healthcare, social innovation, and digital transformation. If this sounds like you, reach out today to see how our investment can give you the runway you need. If you can change the world from anywhere, why not change it from here?

Don’t feel like you fit into any of these categories, don’t worry we’re still here to help, so book your appointment

You’re probably wondering about our process?


You’ll meet with Jodi to discuss your ideas and needs and determine whether there’s a role for Muskoka Futures to play in your project.  Jodi will help get you investment ready!


If we think we might be able to help, the next step to apply. In order for us to make a decision we need your help.  Please complete our online application which includes business and personal information. Tyler will review and then be in touch to get any additional information he needs.


We review the information you have provided and make a decision.  We aim to provide an efficient review process and response time, but timelines can vary, depending o a variety of factors. We will discuss the timeline with you throughout the process so you know what to expect.


We will let you know what decision has been made. If we are able to invest in your business Tyler will prepare documents and meet with you to review.


Throughout the investment review and beyond, Tyler and Jodi are here to help.
Regardless of our ability to invest in your business we ‘re here to offer our support and help you find options that may be available to you.

We help our community grow.

Do you see your business investing back into your local community? Are you creating jobs? Through Muskoka Futures’ Investment Program, you are in essence, investing back into new entrepreneurs and your community.

Did You Know?

Muskoka Futures is a not-for-profit organization. As such, our success is based on your success. Making money is not our goal. In fact, by investing in your business, the interest earned goes right back into our community by investing in the next local business. Our goal is to help support, invest in, and grow local businesses and the community we live in.

Helping You Create Your Future.


TYLER LOCKHART, Investment Manager

Helping Business Thrive.

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