the Jobs and Growth Fund, a new initiative dedicated to providing support to businesses, introduced as part of the Government of Canada’s Recovery Plan for Jobs, Growth and Resilience to support a robust and inclusive recovery.
Delivered by Canada’s regional development agencies in support of driving a regional response to stimulate economic recovery, the Jobs and Growth Fund provides $700 million nationally over three years, which includes up to $70 million dedicated to businesses created after January 2020 that meet eligibility criteria. FedDev Ontario is investing $224 million to help southern Ontario businesses create jobs, build resiliency, and prepare for growth by transitioning to a green economy.
We continue to accept applications from eligible businesses and not-for-profit organizations across southern Ontario. Please visit the Jobs and Growth Fund web page for full eligibility criteria and additional information.
To provide you, your stakeholders and network partners with the information about the Fund, and in support of strong, well-developed applications, FedDev Ontario will host 3 technical briefings via Zoom during the month of November. If you would like to learn more about the program objectives, and the application process, please register via one of the following links:
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For additional information on programs delivered by FedDev Ontario to support economic recovery in the region, such as the Aerospace Regional Recovery Initiative, the Tourism Relief Fund, and the Canada Community Revitalization Fund, please see our website.
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Please email FedDev Ontario or call us at 1-866-593-5505 if you have any questions.