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Ontario Small Business Support Grant Now Open

Applications are open for the new Ontario Small Business Support Grant, which helps small businesses that are required to close or significantly restrict services under the Provincewide Shutdown effective December 26, 2020.

Starting at $10,000 for all eligible businesses, the grant provides businesses with funding to a maximum of $20,000 to help cover decreased revenue expected as a result of the Provincewide Shutdown.

New businesses established since April 2019 are also eligible provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF)

The Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) is a lifeline to support businesses and not-for-profit organizations affected by the economic impacts of COVID-19, that are unable to access other federal relief measures, or require additional support.

Training and Consulting Grant funding up to $2,000 to focus on providing technical and professional training and consulting services to help SME’s recover from the COVID-19 pandemic. Available to business in Mapleton, Centre Wellington, Guelph-Eramosa, Erin or Puslinch.

Business Resurgence Programme is a free consulting programme for local small businesses. There are several options for consulting options available: Business Bootcamp, Business Profit Optimizer, Business Advisor, Digital Marketing Coach, or a membership with the Excellence in Manufacturing Consortium. Available to businesses in Minto and Wellington North.

To enquire further and submit an application, contact:

Wellington Waterloo Community Futures (WWCF)
If you are located in Mapleton, Centre Wellington, Guelph-Eramosa, Erin or Puslinch

Saugeen Economic Development Corporation (SEDC)
If you are located in Minto and Wellington North