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Funding Opportunities

NEW: Tourism Resiliency Fund – *Intake is Closed.

The COVID-19 global pandemic has caused a significant decline in tourism activity. Tourism-dependent businesses in the City and County of Peterborough have been greatly impacted. Peterborough & the Kawarthas Economic Development, together with partner Community Futures Peterborough will be administering non-repayable financial support ranging from $2,500 to $20,000 for eligible tourism-dependent businesses in the City of Peterborough, County of Peterborough, Hiawatha First Nation and Curve Lake First Nation.

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New programs, amendments to programs and constant updates with respect to details are happening at a rapid pace. We endeavor to keep this information as up-to-date as possible, however, it is highly recommended that businesses use the program pages for the most accurate source of information.

Financial Support & Resources

Federal/Canadian Funding Resources

Government of Canada Business Benefits Finder Government of Canada Business Grants and Financing Government of Canada Innovation Funding and Support Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada Programs and Incentives Business Development Bank Futurpreneur

Provincial/Ontario Funding Resources

Government of Ontario Funding Opportunities FedDev Ontario Small Business Services Invest in Ontario Incentive Programs and Services Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food & Rural Affairs Funding Programs Ontario Ministry of Heritage, Sport, Tourism and Culture Industries Grants Ontario Centre Of Innovation Ontario Capital Growth Corporation

Local and Regional Funding Resources

Community Futures Peterborough