Ontario Business Program Guide
The Ontario Business Program Guide is your resource to government-funded programs and services for Ontario businesses.
Small Business Enterprise Centre
Small Business Enterprise Centres (SBECs) and community-based providers offer entrepreneurs all the tools they need to start and grow their businesses. If you are looking for in-person assistance to help you start or expand a small business in Ontario? If so, a Small Business Enterprise Centre can help you.
Emerging Technology Program (Northern Ontario)
Funding institution: Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC). You could receive a grant or a loan to research and develop new technology, if you operate an incorporated business in Northern Ontario.
Export Market Access – A Global Expansion Program
Funding institution: Ontario Chamber of Commerce
If your business has five or more employees and annual sales of $500,000 or more, you may qualify for a grant of up to 50% of eligible costs incurred to develop export sales.
Ontario Solar Thermal Heating Incentive
The Ontario Solar Thermal Heating Incentive (OSTHI) Program can fund your business up to $80,000 per solar air installation and $400,000 per solar water installation.
Northern Ontario Entrepreneur Program
The NOHFC is proud to support northern entrepreneurs with up to $125,000 in the form of a conditional contribution per project to start a new business.
Tax Refund for Power Take-off Equipment
If you paid tax on fuel used in Ontario to operate PTO equipment, you may qualify for a refund.