Business Resources

Current Grants with Time Sensitive Dates

Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital Grant

Improve community facilities and spaces 

Starting July 6, 2022, apply for a Capital grant to help your non-profit organization address a community need by improving the infrastructure Ontarians need to thrive.

Whether it’s purchasing equipment, building a new space, or completing renovations, retrofits or repairs, Capital grants support projects that will have a positive impact in your community.

Grant application deadline is August 3, 2022 at 5:00 PM ET.

For more information click on the link

Capital Grant | Ontario Trillium Foundation (


Business Resources


We have gathered an extensive collection of online resources to share with you on a wide range of topics to help sources all relevant information when planning and financing a business. Contact us today to learn more by emailing


Ontario Trillium Foundation Grants

Resilient Communities Fund Resources

Community Investment Grants

Youth Opportunities Fund

Community Building Fund

Third-Party  and Other Funders


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 – Future Entrepreneurs


Government of Canada's Business Benefits Finder

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 Techniques & Surviving in Tough Times:
Entrepreneurial Potential Self 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


Aboriginal Youth Entrepreneurship Program
Limited funding – opened April 2021

Soft Landing: Scale From Home program
A new tech funding program; launched by Canada's Tech Network
Our partners at Canada's Tech Network have launched a new tech funding program; Soft Landing: Scale from Home. It offers qualified, established Canadian startups and scale-ups exposure to business opportunities by offering up to $4,000 CAD in reimbursable business expenses to help generate net-new sales revenue or investment.


Digital Main Street - Future Proof
Digital Main Street - Transforming Bricks-and-Mortar | Digital Main Street