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Business Benefits Finder-Ontario
Find the right programs and services, whether you're starting out or scaling up your business.
Canada.ca - Business Benefits Finder
Canadian Business Startup Resources
Mentor Works - Develope and Submit Funding Applications
Learn your options to develope and submit funding applications for business owners.
Innovation Canada - Government of Canada
Business advice, driving new collaborations, and funding these programs and services are designed to help businesses create new jobs, innovate, and grow Canada's economy.
BizPal-Permits & Licences
Bizpal streamlines which permits and licencing you will need to start a small business in Canada, and make sure you get it right the first time.
Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities Program
The Clean Energy for Rural and Remote Communities Program supports project proposals that contribute to Indigenous-led climate action, to economic development, to pollution reduction, and to job creation. This program has received an additional $300 million in funding until 2027. Applicants must be Canadian and a First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities, governments, or development corporations or organizations.
IRAP Youth Employment Program (YEP)
Receive up to $30,000 per Graduate in Grant Funding. The IRAP Youth Employment Program (YEP) was designed to assist funding of hiring young Canadian post-secondary graduates. Graduate can be applied to most areas from business development to technical to customer service/administration.
Government Of Ontario-Rural and North
Information about Northern Ontario, agriculture and local food. Learn about funding programs that support rural, northern and indigenous communities.
Small Business Centres Ontario
SBCO have E-learning, Events, Webinars, and Services for small businesses. No matter what stage you are in with your business, they are here to help.
Ontario Small Business - SBC Ontario
Fednor - Northern Ontario Development Program
Open to municipalities and Indigenous Communities in NWO
Community Investment Initiative for Northern Ontario (CIINO) (canada.ca)
Ontario Trillium Foundation Grants
Resilient Communities Fund Resources
Community Investment Grants
Youth Opportunities Fund
Community Building Fund
Third-Party and Other Funders
Small Business Center Ontario - Web Events
Funding and Assistance in new programs
Next Level Program with NWO Innovation Centre
New Business and Business Plans
Steps to starting a business and how to create a business plan
Trailblazer program from Northwestern Ontario Innovation Centre
The Trail Blazer program is a program for early-stage startups. The program is designed to take you through the necessary steps to identify your market and validate your idea.
BDC - Steps to Starting a Business or Buying a Business
Business Plan Essentials – Start Up Planning
PARO & GoForth Institute Online Education
Money & Finance Resources:
Finance Resources from BDC
Small & Medium Enterprises
NOW Program - for small to medium enterprises
Small Business/Entrepreneurial Resources from BDC
Business Toolkit & Assessment
Financial survival techniques for entrepreneurs
Innovator Membership Program
Tips for Entrepreneurs - How to thrive in tough times
Business Women and Young Entrepreneurs:
Enterprising Indigenous Women
Business to Business (B2B) Vendor Database - PARO
Resources from BDC for young entrepreneurs
Youth Entrepreneurship Program
Soft Landing: Scale From Home program
Digital Main Street - Future Proof
Digital Main Street - Transforming Bricks-and-Mortar | Digital Main Street