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Funding & Support

Funding & Support Programs

Business Scale-up and Productivity

FedDev Ontario

Provides no-interest, repayable contributions from $500,000 up to $10 million per project to accelerate the growth of firms and assist with the adoption of new, innovative technologies that support scale-up, productivity, and the development of and entry into new markets to help companies become globally competitive.

Community Economic Development and Diversification

FedDev Ontario

Provides non-repayable contributions from $250,000 up to $5 million per project for not-for-profit organizations. Funding under this stream aims to generate sustainable, inclusive growth and help small and rural communities in southern Ontario to fully participate in, and benefit from economic opportunities.

Regional Innovation Ecosystem

FedDev Ontario

Provides non-repayable contributions from $500,000 up to $10 million per project for eligible organizations to not-for profit organizations to create, grow and develop strong and inclusive regional networks that support business growth and innovation, as well as the entrepreneurial environment necessary for more innovative regional economies.

Southwestern Ontario Development Fund

Government of Ontario

Provides loans and grants (only for specific circumstances) of up to 15% of eligible projects to a maximum of $500,000 to support business and community economic development projects.

Regional Development Program: Advanced Manufacturing and Innovation Competitiveness Stream

Government of Ontario

This opportunity offers 15% funding to support eligible projects with an investment value over $500,000 and with a project duration of 3 to 4 years. This is a province-wide funding opportunity that targets eligible manufacturers across Ontario.

Black Entrepreneurship Loan Fund

Government of Canada

The program provides loans of up to $250,000 to Black business owners and entrepreneurs so they can grow their businesses and succeed now and into the future.

Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF)

Government of Canada

The Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) provides bridge financing to Canada’s largest employers, whose needs during the pandemic are not being met through conventional financing, in order to keep their operations going.

Grow Your Business Online Grant
Canada Digital Adoption Program

Government of Canada

Through this program, small business owners can receive a micro-grant worth up to $2,400 to help get their business online, give their e-commerce presence a boost, or digitalize business operations. Grant recipients must commit to maintaining their digital adoption strategy for at least six months.

Boost Your Business Technology Grant
Canada Digital Adoption Program

Government of Canada

Get up to $15,000 to boost your business technology Looking to increase productivity? Need to consolidate your back office software? Need better cybersecurity tools? With a plan tailored to your business, we can help with your digital transformation: Reduce overhead costs, speed up transactions, respond to clients more quickly, manage inventory more efficiently, improve supply chain logistics.

Canada Small Business Financing Program

Government of Canada

The Canada Small Business Financing Program makes it easier for small businesses to get loans from financial institutions by sharing the risk with lenders.

Canada Summer Jobs

Government of Canada

Provides wage subsidies to employers from not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and private sector organizations with 50 or fewer full-time employees, to create quality summer work experiences for young people aged 15 to 30 years.

Business Benefits Finder Tool

Government of Canada

Find the right programs and services, whether you’re starting out or scaling up.

York Small Business Enterprise Centre

York Region

Businesses with less than 10 employees can take advantage of the services and support offered by the York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC). There are services to help new businesses get started and services to help grow existing businesses.

Stouffville Community Improvement Plan

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville

Provides grants that will match the amount spent by the applicant toward the cost of the works up to a maximum of $15,000 per property or address, not to exceed 50% of the total project cost.

Wage Subsidy for Construction Employers

Buildforce Canada

Magnet is supporting Buildforce Canada with their new wage subsidy program, Construction Career Pathways (CCP). This program offers companies an on-boarding support incentive where employers can get up to $2,400 for each hire (max 2) that completes a 16-week work placement.

save on energy

Independent Electricity System Operator

Save On Energy is a partnership between the government of Ontario and utility companies that provides incentives and support to Ontario businesses to help them improve their energy efficiency and reduce their energy costs.