There are many funding opportunities available to help Niagara businesses with R&D, hiring, exporting and more.  Click on the links below to find out how these funding opportunities can help your business grow and succeed. 

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  • Southwestern Ontario Development Fund

    Open April 01, 2015 - March 31, 2020
    The Southwestern Ontario Development Fund gives money to businesses, municipalities and not-for-profit organizations for economic development in southwestern Ontario. The fund supports projects that: create jobs encourage innovation, collaboration and cluster development attract private sector...
  • Jobs and Prosperity Fund

    Open April 01, 2015 - March 31, 2020
    Businesses, business associations and entrepreneurs can get funding for projects to enhance productivity and help them compete in the global marketplace. Food and Beverage Growth Fund The Food and Beverage Growth Fund provides funding for strategic investments that: help create sustainable jobs...
  • Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII)

    Open April 01, 2015 - March 31, 2020
    The Southern Ontario Fund for Investment in Innovation (SOFII) loan program supports high-growth, innovative small and medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in rural and urban communities by offering loans of $150,000 to $500,000 to support all aspects of growth challenges facing them. The SOFII loan...
  • Strategic Innovation Fund

    Open November 09, 2017 - November 09, 2020
    Program Objectives The Strategic Innovation Fund's objective is to spur innovation for a better Canada. Specifically, it serves to simplify application processes, accelerate processing, and provide assistance that is more responsive and focused on results. The program has four Streams, each...
  • Business Scale-up and Productivity Program

    Open January 31, 2019 - January 31, 2020
    Funding under this stream helps 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. FedDev Ontario is looking for: ...