Grants, Funding and Other Support
COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB)
The Government of Ontario is making $8 million available to support small business and registered charities who are struggling to pay their energy bills as a result of COVID-19. The COVID-19 Energy Assistance Program for Small Business (CEAP-SB) provides a one time, on-bill credit to eligible small business and registered charity customers to help them catch up on their energy bills and resume regular
payments. For more information click HERE
Canada United – Small Business Relief Fund
The grant applications are now open for the Canada United Small Business Relief Fund. Eligible businesses have the opportunity to apply for the grant of up to $5,000 for unexpected spending on measures related to COVID-19.
Digital Main Street
The Ontario government, in partnership with the federal government, is helping small businesses reach more customers through the Digital Main Street platform. The $57-million program includes shopHERE powered by Google which provides independent small businesses and artists with a quick, easy and no-cost way to get selling online right away.
Visit www.digitalmainstreet.ca for more information on shopHERE and other grant opportunities.
York Region Business Recovery Support Program
If you own a brick and mortar business in Newmarket, Aurora, East Gwillimbury, Georgina, and have experienced revenue loss due to COVID-19, the York Region Business Recovery Support Program can provide you with training, workshops and the opportunity to apply for a grant of up to $5,000.
Deadline to apply is Friday, September 25, 2020
Visit YorkSmallBusiness.ca for details on eligibility criteria, registration info and more.