Your business could receive up to $500 for PPE costs!

PACE is no longer accepting PPE Applications as the program has officially closed.

A contribution for businesses to offset re-opening and operating costs related to the COVID-19. Each business could request up to $500 from PACE. They would need to complete an application and submit receipts. Expenses would be eligible from March 15-August 15. 

Only small and medium enterprises who have lost revenue and are located within the Patricia region are eligible for funding.

Eligible costs would include:

  • Masks (new purchases, not those made as a regular part of the business)
  • Face shields
  • Plexiglass panels
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Gloves
  • Sanitizer
  • Directional signage (including social distance signage)

See the COVID-19 Tab for more information

Send your completed PPE applications to



PACE has re-opened the doors for business as of July 17, 2020.  To help keep COVID-19 out of our facility please wear a mask if you are planning a visit to our business.

If you are experiencing flu-like symptoms please reschedule your visit to another date.




Welcome to Patricia Area Community Endeavours


Patricia Area Community Endeavours Inc. (PACE) is committed to promoting economic growth within the Patricia Region of Northwestern Ontario. Our purpose is to encourage local community and economic development through provision of small business loans, non-profit funding, counselling and support to entrepreneurs and community groups.

We serve a broad range of communities, including Dryden, Eagle Lake First Nation, Ignace, Lac Seul First Nation, Machin, Pickle Lake, Sioux Lookout, Wabigoon Lake Ojibway Nation, and all areas located in between.

Please browse our Web site for information on our communities, and the business services we offer. By working together, we can ensure a strong economic future for the Patricia Region.

The PPE program has officially closed, and we are no longer accepting applications.


PACE has Office Space to Rent!

Please get in touch with our office if you are looking for Office Space.

We offer temporary and lease agreements with Boardroom access and other conveniences.


PACE Will Be

Closed Weekends and Holidays




Board of Directors Recruitment

P.A.C.E. is looking to add to our Board of Directors!

Please get in touch with our office if you are interested and we can provide you with any details you might require and forward your interest to our Chair.























Loans Program

PACE helps current and future entrepreneurs grow their ideas by offering financial assistance. Does your business (or idea) meet our eligibility?

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Community Development

PACE is committed to developing Patricia Region communities to grow and prosper, bringing more opportunity and services for area residents.

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