Funding opportunities for southern Ontario organizations

FedDev Ontario works to create opportunities for economic growth in southern Ontario by helping businesses become more competitive, innovative and productive. Our Agency also works with southern Ontario communities to develop and diversify local economies. Find out how we can help you below.

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund

The Government of Canada recognizes the significant impact of COVID-19 on businesses, workers and communities. The national $962-million Regional Relief and Recovery Fund (RRRF) supports businesses across Canada that have been unable to obtain funding through other federal COVID-19 response measures.

FedDev Ontario is delivering $213 million to help relieve the economic impact of COVID-19 for small businesses and $39.4 million to support rural businesses through the Community Futures Development Corporations. Visit the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund page for more information and to apply.

Additional flexibilities may be available to existing clients under FedDev Ontario’s current funding streams and past programs. For information, visit FedDev Ontario’s Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) page.

Regional Relief and Recovery Fund Apply now

Core funding

Whether you need to improve your productivity, expand your business or innovate to get ahead, we have programs that can give your organization the support it needs.

FedDev Ontario is making investments that drive innovation and growth across all of southern Ontario. Our three core funding streams are designed to meet the needs of southern Ontario innovators, job creators and communities.


Explore our funding streams by clicking below.

Additional programming

FedDev Ontario also delivers the following nationally coordinated programs tailored to fit regional needs and opportunities for growth:

For information about additional third-party support and funding opportunities, please visit our business services page.

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