Northern Business Opportunity Program - Small Business Startup Projects

The Northern Business Opportunity Program – Small Business Startup Projects program supports entrepreneurs to establish a new business in northern Ontario.

  • Amount: Up to 50% of eligible project costs to a maximum $200,000 in conditional contributions. Reimbursement is required if assets financed by the NOHFC are sold within the business’ first three years in operation.
  • Timeline: Open. Accepting applications until March 31, 2019.
  • Eligibility: New businesses in northern Ontario intending to start operations in an emerging economic sector prioritized by NOHFC.
  • Project Focus: Leasehold improvements, new or used equipment integration, third-party training programs, and marketing.

Top Northern Business Opportunity Program – Small Business Startup Projects Resources

  • Overview Blog:  Find out general information regarding this business grants in Ontario opportunity from NOHFC including funding, eligibility and more.
  • Eligibility Blog:  Learn more about how to qualify for NOHFC Start-up funding through the Small Business Start-up Projects program.

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Canadian Government Funding for Small Business

Posted: October 30, 2013. Updated: October 30, 2018.