Economic Development Initiative (Southern Ontario)
If you provide programs or services in French to a Francophone community in southern Ontario, your business could qualify for a non-repayable contribution for business development activities.
Francophone or bilingual organizations located in southern Ontario could qualify for:
- Private sector: up to $100,000, for no more than 50% of eligible costs
- Not-for-profits: up to $1 million for no more than 66 ⅔% of eligible costs
Eligible activities include providing support for:
- Business start-up
- Business development
- Export market expansion
- Innovation and applied R&D
- Francophone internships
Other conditions apply.