How to Hire Students and Graduates – KW/Cambridge/Guelph

Using the two most popular government funding mechanisms for hiring (see previous blogs) to grow your business,  it may appear complicated or too good to be true at first glance. But SMEs have great potential to expand our horizons. I recommend contacting our local Conestoga college and Ken Buitenhuis [kbuitenhuis@conestogac.on.ca] for support on how to provide small business owners…

Export Market Access – FAQs on Eligible Projects

Export Market Access – FAQs on Eligible Projects

Please Note: Export Market Access is now closed and not accepting further applications. For trade show grants and other forms of export support, learn more about the CanExport program. Through FEDDEV Ontario, SMEs are able to improve their position in accessing new markets to China and Hong Kong, India and the US marketplace. The EMA program will…

Export Market Access Program

Export Market Access Program

Please Note: Export Market Access is now closed and not accepting further applications. For trade show grants and other forms of export support, learn more about the CanExport program. Through FedDev Ontario, small and medium sized enterprises will be able to improve their position in global markets with focus on two trade missions – one to China…

Community Adjustment Fund – Last Call for Submissions

The second Intake of CAF provides support to SME’s in Southern Ontario through a federal loan mechanism, at zero percent for 10 years. Community Adjustment Fund will prioritize manufacturing communities that depend on a single industry and has a population of less than $250,000, and supports economic recovery and job creation. The focus is on…

Rural Development Fund – Community Futures

As part of the Government of Canada’s Economic Action Plan to mitigate the impacts of the economic downturn, FedDev Ontario has commissioned the Wellington Waterloo Community Futures Development Corporation (WWCFDC) to receive applications for the Community Futures Rural Development Fund. This is a two-year stimulus program providing $450,000 for the region in its initial year…