Small Business Funding Grants Focused on Business Expansion

Small Business Funding Grants Focused on Business Expansion

CAMBRIDGE, ONTARIO – (Marketwire – Nov 14, 2012) The Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation (MEDI) has released two new Ontario government grants & loans programs: (1) the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund and (2) the Eastern Ontario Development Fund. The goal of these funding programs are  to provide financial assistance and incentives to promote regional…

Northern Ontario Development Program: Business Growth and Competitiveness Funding for Small Business

FedNor is a Canadian Government funding organization that offers financing and government grant funding for small businesses in Northern Ontario through programs such as their Northern Ontario Development Program (NODP). FedNor sets high priority for business growth and competitiveness strategies by providing wage subsidies and government funding for small business capital investments and hiring activities….

Funding for Small Business: Community Futures Program

This Canadian government funding program currently supports 61 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDC) in Ontario – where FedDev Ontario serves 37 rural Eastern and Southern Ontario and the remainder are served by FedNor. This Ontario government funding program helps SME’s in rural Ontario expand and stabilize their business to maintain or create jobs. Canadian Government…

SOFII Government Funding for Investment in Innovation Release

SOFII Government Funding for Investment in Innovation Release

The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII), a Canadian government funding program, was first showcased in a blog in early July 2012. FedDev Ontario announced that this $20M investment, funded by their Prosperity Initiative, would support SME’s across Southern Ontario. The Canadian Government Funding program is  divided into two regional areas with involvement…

Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) Released

Canadian SMEs are paramount to Canada’s economic performance as they employ over half the nation’s workforce and make significant contributions to Canada’s GDP. Innovation is critical to the growth of Canadian SMEs, allowing them to create high-value job opportunities and shape a prosperous economic future in any community. With these realizations, FedDev Ontario has recently…

Mentor Works Canadian Government Funding Newsletter

Mentor Works offers a variety of free resources for Canadian small businesses to help navigate the vast amount of Canadian government funding programs offered to SMEs throughout the country. We have provided this type of specialized business support service to accelerate the growth of hundreds of Canadian companies. Mentor Works posts updates on various grants,…

Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE)

The Centre for Research and Innovation in the Bio-Economy (CRIBE) is a new provincial grant funding for business program, created to transform the forest products industry in Northern Ontario. CRIBE is an independent, not-for-profit research corporation that partners with other relevant organizations to provide them with Ontario business grants to direct and turn research results…

New Government Funding for Investment in Innovation – SOFII Jobs Growth

New Government Funding for Investment in Innovation – SOFII Jobs Growth

The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) is a new Canadian government funding program that was released yesterday. FedDev Ontario announced that this $20M investment funded by their Prosperity Initiative would support SME’s across Southern Ontario. There was a strong realization that innovation is critical to creating high-value job opportunities and creating a…

Infrastructure and Community Development Program: Ontario Government Funding Support

As mentioned in our recent Canadian Prosperity Grants blog, the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) has another program called the Infrastructure and Community Development Program (ICDP). This Canadian government funding program specifically helps northern communities make the necessary investments to improve critical infrastructure and develop effective partnerships that find effective ways to create jobs…

Northern Energy – NOHFC Ontario Government Funding

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation’s (NOHFC) Northern Energy program is designed to help eligible northern organizations and businesses pursue clean renewable energy generation capacity that will reduce their demand on external energy sources. Additionally, this Canadian government funding program will motivate clients to invest in renewable energy generation projects in Northern Ontario. This program will…