FUNDING & SUPPORT PROGRAMS

Various funding and support programs are available in support of small businesses through the provincial and federal government and other related agencies or organizations. Below are links to key resources for information on the funding a support progams available, but note, that programs vary with regard to eligibility and start and completion dates. Most funding programs operate on a cost share basis after the fact, with financial support only being received after submission of receipts for eligibile expences.

Key Popular Programs Currently Available for Small Businesses:

Tourism Relief Fund in southern OntarioThe Tourism Relief Fund, administered by Canada's regional development agencies (RDAs) and Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED), supports tourism businesses and organizations to adapt their operations to meet public health requirements while investing in products and services to facilitate their future growth.

Comming Soon!Ontario tourism recovery program: The Ontario Tourism Recovery Program (OTRP) will support eligible tourism businesses that have been hardest hit by COVID-19. OTRP is a competitive, application-based program supporting private-sector tourism businesses that are significant drivers for their regional tourism economies.

Click on the images below for resources to various funding and support programs: