Business Funding Opportunities

Here are some regional funding opportunities for businesses to pivot their products and services in response to COVID-19, enhance their digital footprint, start an on-line store, or to assist with regular operations and succession planning: 


New FedDev Ontario program! RE3 is focused on supporting and strengthening the position of women-led SMEs.

This program provides non-repayable performance-based contributions up to $5,000 to assist Southern Ontario women-led SMEs to rebuild, reopen and revive their businesses.

Digital Main Street is a program and service that helps main street businesses achieve digital transformation. The program is built around an online learning platform, structured training programs, and provides support with the use of a Digital Service Squad.


ShopHERE provides businesses a quick, easy and no-cost way to get selling online right away.

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of bricks and mortar stores having an online presence to sell their goods and services.

The ShopHEREprogram offers independent small businesses (with a location or home-based) and artists the opportunity to get a cost-free online store.