Entries by The Sector

FedDev Ontario Stream 3: Community Economic Development and Diversification

Rural innovation and growth in Southern Ontario FedDev Ontario is dedicating $100 million over the next three years, from its funding streams, for projects in rural southern Ontario that: Promote business scale-up and diversification; Lead to increased business, talent and investment attractions Foster innovation, technology adoption and digital connectivity; Leverage local assets; Connect smaller communities […]

Western Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Association (WOCDFCA) by FedDev Ont

Western Ontario Community Futures Development Corporation Association (WOCDFCA) set up by FedDev Ontario aims to support the growth of small- and medium-sized enterprises in southwestern Ontario. It offers business services & business financing to small & medium-sized startup companies in Southwestern Ontario. WOCFDCA has 20 Community Futures Development Corporations (CFDCs) located throughout Southwestern Ontario that […]

Invest Ontario – A New Provincial Funding Agency with $400M

During the Ontario 2021 Budget, it was announced that a pool of funding would be allocated through the creation of a new funding agency called Invest Ontario. This new agency is being built to increase Ontario’s global competitiveness in attracting businesses from around the world to establish themselves in the province. Ontario is Open for […]

Innovate Calgary Webinar with The Sector Inc – Measuring What Matters

In this session, socially purposed entrepreneurs will gain insight into strategies and approaches to measure their impact. About this Event How can you tell If your brilliant idea to change the world is working? Impact measurement, although sometimes difficult, is vital for us to communicate to our stakeholders (customers, beneficiaries, key partners, donors, and/or investors) […]

Ontario Skills Development Fund – Applications Due Feb 28

The Skills Development Fund will support projects that will help relieve pandemic-induced barriers to hiring, training and retaining workers. The ministry is seeking projects that will enable market-driven solutions and unlock the economic potential of skilled trades and broader workforce development initiatives to facilitate the province’s economic recovery. Applications are now open for the Ontario […]

Ontario: Get COVID-19 relief funding for your business

Ontario is helping businesses recover costs for personal protective equipment and providing extra support for businesses required to close or significantly restrict services as a result of provincial public health measures. Overview of available funding Your business can apply online for funding from one or more of the following initiatives: Ontario Small Business Support Grant […]

FedDev Southern Ontario – Regional Innovation Ecosystem Funding

Scope & Objectives The Regional Innovation Ecosystem stream aims to create, grow and develop strong and inclusive regional ecosystems that support business growth and innovation, as well as the entrepreneurial environment necessary to foster more innovative regional economies and increase the competitiveness of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). We can help with your strategy & […]