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.
If you are a FedDev Ontario client and COVID-19 is affecting your operations, you are encouraged to contact your project officer as you may be eligible for flexible arrangements.
For example, we are:
- Deferring repayments;
- Considering alternative project activities and costs;
- Accelerating the reimbursement of claims and advances;
- Adjusting cashflows across fiscal years, adjusting project milestones and exploring other repayment strategies to meet your unique needs;
- Extending 2019-2020 performance reporting deadlines.
For more information, please see the questions and answers.
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.
Business Scale-up and Productivity
If you are an ambitious company in need of growth funding, click here.
Regional Innovation Ecosystem
If you are a not-for-profit organization looking for funding to increase the innovation capacity of the region, click here.
Community Economic Development and Diversification
If you are a business or a not-for-profit organization focused on economic transformation in your community, click here.
Support for tourism-dependent communities
FedDev Ontario is committed to supporting tourism-dependent communities and local businesses through the COVID-19 crisis. If you are a not-for-profit tourism organization or tourism-dependent small- or medium-sized enterprise (SME), you are encouraged to contact FedDev Ontario toll-free at 1-866-593-5505 to review available funding options.
FedDev Ontario also delivers the following nationally coordinated programs tailored to fit regional needs and opportunities for growth:
- Black Entrepreneurship Program (Administered by ISED, with the National Ecosystem Fund stream delivered by RDAs)
- Women Entrepreneurship Strategy
- Canadian Experiences Fund
- Regional Economic Growth through Innovation
For information about additional third-party support and funding opportunities, please visit our business services page.
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