The Rural Economic Development (RED) Program offers government funding to assist economic development projects that establish resilient rural communities in Ontario.
Update: This program is now closed. View our Rural Economic Development (RED) page for the latest program updates, or contact Mentor Works to hear about the latest Rural Economic Development Funding.
The Rural Economic Development (RED) program has announced the re-opening of an application intake period for Economic Diversification and Competitiveness
On June 7, Ontario voters ushered in a new Conservative majority government to be led by Doug Ford. The incoming Premier won 40% of the popular vote and 76 seats overall, signaling a big change in provincial government. Having already appointed a Chief of Staff and assembled a transition team,
To drive a strong and diverse economy, rural Ontario municipalities must create the conditions necessary for businesses to thrive. This is no easy task to accomplish; not only do municipal governments need to conduct research and develop economic strategies, but they must also attract businesses and be actively involved in
The Rural Economic Development (RED) program is an Ontario government grant that provides funding for municipal governments and non-profit organizations who are completing projects which improve business conditions and enable greater competitiveness in rural regions.
The Rural Economic Development program offers up to 50% of costs to a maximum $250k for
Nearly a year ago, CBC reported on former Industry Minister, James Moore’s meeting with executives from leading automotive companies. In an ongoing effort to strengthen Canada’s automotive sector, Moore has been working closely with Ford, Toyota, Chrysler-Fiat, and Honda to secure additional investments in their Canadian operations.
“I’m very positive and
Canada has an abundance of agricultural focused businesses. From the farmers and producers that feed our cities, to the processors who modify food, to the organizations who help support food and agricultural research. As a result, and given Canada’s position as a leading agricultural producer, it’s not surprising to see
A wide range of government funding programs are periodically available to support businesses’ various strategic initiatives. However, applicants should be aware of the turnaround time on submitted applications before committing to a specific Canadian government funding program. Unlike tax credits, which focus on retroactive reimbursement, small business funding grants and
Currently, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs is not accepting applications to their highly successful Rural Economic Development (RED) program. This popular grant funding for business program focused on the food and agriculture sectors in Ontario families and rural economies.
Small Business Government Grants Overview
This Ontario government funding
Are you looking for help financing your business, but having difficulty covering the expenses through conventional financing channels? There are several regional funding resources at your disposal to aid your business. These development programs aim to help businesses and create jobs to help the local economy. We, here at Mentor