The Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev Ontario) was launched in 2009 to work with the region's communities, businesses and not-for-profit organizations to actively promote the region and build a strong foundation of partnerships and relationships to secure Canada's long-term prosperity.
Through Budget 2013, the Agency was renewed with an additional five-year mandate, beginning in April 2014, to help create and grow businesses, cultivate partnerships and build strong communities across southern Ontario.
The funding initiatives below are intended for for-profit businesses including small- and medium-sized enterprises, start-ups and multinational enterprises.
For help with finding information on starting a business, government financing programs, exporting, taxation or how to hire employees, please contact Canada Business Ontario.
Start My Business
Grow My Business
- Economic Development Initiative
- Investing in Business Innovation
- Investing in Business Growth and Productivity
Increase Productivity for My Business
To view a full list of FedDev Ontario funding initiatives, including those open to not-for-profit organizations, please visit our Programs page. Opportunities for funding may also be available through your local Community Futures Development Corporation.
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