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
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
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
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
Alberta’s municipalities and non-profit organizations have significant potential to expand tourism within the province. But despite Alberta’s strong reputation and ability to cater to tourists, each year there are many missed opportunities to draw Albertans, Canadians, and international tourists. Groups that organize tourism events should consider ways to expand and
Earlier this year, Celebrate Ontario 2018 announced over $20M in government funding for tourism initiatives to 328 festivals and events. This was the largest number of festivals and events supported in the history of the program. The municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario is hosting one of these awarded festivals, and received
Celebrate Ontario is an Ontario government grant intended to offset a portion of costs related to hosting large-scale events which increase tourism. Each year, the province supports first-time and recurring events that demonstrate the ability to draw attendees from inside and outside Ontario.
The provincial government is investing over $20 million
Every year, festivals and events in Ontario attract thousands of visitors, contributing millions of dollars in tourism-related revenue to support the provincial economy. Tourism events are a great way of demonstrating Ontario’s diversity, culture, and heritage. In 2017, the Government of Ontario provided funding through the Celebrate Ontario program to