Community Building Fund: $105M to Support Ontario Culture, Tourism, and Sports

Community Building Fund: $105M to Support Ontario Culture, Tourism, and Sports

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.

Quinte West Receives $200K from Canadian Experiences Fund

Quinte West Receives $200K from Canadian Experiences Fund

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…

Celebrate Ontario Tourism Grants for Festivals & Events – Deadline Jan 21, 2020

Celebrate Ontario Tourism Grants for Festivals & Events – Deadline Jan 21, 2020

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…

Celebrate Ontario: Over 250 Festivals & Events Receive $13M+

Celebrate Ontario: Over 250 Festivals & Events Receive $13M+

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…

How to Qualify for NOHFC Northern Ontario Business Grants and Loans

How to Qualify for NOHFC Northern Ontario Business Grants and Loans

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….

Tourism Growth Innovation Fund: Alberta Government Grants

Tourism Growth Innovation Fund: Alberta Government Grants

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 create new tourism opportunities within…