Economic Development

Driving Growth, Innovation, and Opportunity

Welcome to Canal Fulton, where economic development meets community prosperity. Our city, nestled in the heart of Ohio, is not just a place to live but also a destination for businesses to thrive. With a rich history, a vibrant community, and a strategic location, Canal Fulton is the ideal place for economic growth and development.

Our Mission

At the heart of our economic development initiative is a mission to foster a business-friendly environment that encourages innovation, sustains growth, and promotes economic opportunities for all. We are dedicated to creating a diverse, robust economy that benefits both businesses and residents alike.
Why Choose Canal Fulton for Business?

  1. Strategic Location: Canal Fulton is strategically positioned with excellent access to major transportation routes. Situated at the intersection of major highways, our city provides an advantageous location for businesses seeking efficient connectivity to regional and national markets.
  2. Business-Friendly Environment: Our city is committed to being a business-friendly environment. We offer a range of incentives, resources, and support to help new and existing businesses flourish. From streamlined permitting processes to economic development programs, we are here to assist at every step of the way.
  3. Skilled Workforce: Canal Fulton takes pride in its talented and diverse workforce. 
  4. Quality of Life: Beyond business, Canal Fulton offers an exceptional quality of life. From excellent schools, beautiful parks, historic landmarks, to a close-knit community, the city provides an attractive place for employees to live, work, and thrive.

Business Resources and Support

We understand that starting or expanding a business can be challenging. That's why we offer an array of resources and support services to assist entrepreneurs and businesses at every stage of their development:

  • Financial Assistance: Learn about available grants, loans, and financial incentives to help businesses grow and thrive in our community.
    Business Assistance Loan Program
  • Permitting and Regulations: Access information and guidance on necessary permits and regulations for starting or expanding a business in Canal Fulton.
  • Networking and Collaboration: Connect with other businesses, organizations, and resources within the city to foster collaborations and partnerships.
    Canal Fulton Chamber of Commerce

Are you considering Canal Fulton for your business, or are you an existing business seeking support? We're here to assist you. Reach out to our economic development director for personalized guidance and support.