Fund Description

The Eastern Ontario Development Program promotes economic development in eastern Ontario, leading to a diversified and competitive regional economy with successful businesses and prosperous communities.

Funding Details

Up to $100,000 per year or a maximum of 50% of the eligible costs.

Eligible Expenditures

Eligible Activities include:

  • Business planning and business development initiatives
  • R&D, marketing projects, technological enhancement initiatives
  • Internship/job placement initiatives
  • Trade show attendance
  • Skills development and training
  • Business trade opportunity development
  • Economic, tourism and/or business development activities
  • Innovation initiatives

Eligibility Requirements

Must be:

  • Legal commercial enterprises including individuals, corporations, partnerships, cooperatives or trusts
  • Non-profit organizations including municipalities, municipal organizations, corporations, community economic development organizations, and associations
  • Aboriginal organizations