The Reconnect Festival and Event Program has announced 27 successful recipients that received a combined $3.5M in funding for their safe and local events in Ontario.
To help restart safe and social events in Ontario, the Government of Ontario is investing $105M through the OTF Community Building Fund to provide grants for eligible organizations that are focused on arts, culture, tourism, heritage, sport, and recreation.
The Ontario provincial government has created its 2021 Budget, with $23.3B in spending towards COVID-19 business support and new grants, wage subsidies, and no-interest loans available.
The Tourism Economic Development and Recovery Fund supports projects that improve Ontario’s visitation and visitor spending by developing innovative tourism products and/or services.
A $710K project in Leamington, Ontario will receive federal government subsidies through the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF).
The Tourism Development Fund offers up to 50% for Ontario not-for-profit organizations and municipalities to invest in innovative tourism projects.
The City of Quinte West, Ontario will receive a substantial grant from the federal government under the Canadian Experiences Fund (CEF) to support a local tourism initiative. The city will use the funds to complete much-needed improvements to the Ontario Street boat launch in the town of Trenton, in order to make the launch more…
High-quality events and festivals have a profound impact on Ontario’s economy. Maintaining or expanding these events, however, requires significant time and capital. Event organizers must constantly operate on thin budgets while trying to maximize their reach to pull off a successful tourism-generating event. But this doesn’t have to be the case; Ontario government funding can…
As the tourism industry is one of the world’s fastest growing industries, events are a great way of demonstrating Ontario’s vast heritage, diversity, and culture. Each year, events and festivals taking place throughout Ontario bring in thousands of visitors, contributing millions of dollars in revenue related to tourism and helping drive the provincial economy. The…
The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC) is a federal government organization that administers funding programs for growing businesses. As one of Canada’s six regional development agencies (RDAs), NOHFC has the mandate of developing incentives that help businesses and municipalities alike. Its programs help attract wealth to Northern Ontario while helping businesses improve their competitiveness….