Thanks to the Province of Ontario and the Ontario BIA Association, Digital Main Street is offering two types of grants to help small main street businesses across Ontario strengthen their digital and online capabilities.
Digital Transformation Grant Program
The Digital Transformation Grant provides $2,500 to each qualifying small main street Ontario business to purchase and adopt digital tools and technologies. There are ONLY 2000 grants available until March 2020, so apply EARLY. To start the process to apply for a Digital Transformation Grant as a main street business visit here.
Digital Service Squad Grant Program
The Digital Service Squad Grant provides $10,000 to qualifying municipal and business associations to set up Digital Service Squads to provide one-on-one assistance to small main street businesses in communities across Ontario. Squads will provide training, consulting and advisory services. There are 300 Digital Service Squad Grants available until March 2020. To apply for a grant for your community to hire and deploy a Digital Service Squad, visit here.
Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
Promotes entrepreneurship by providing highly tailored financing, venture capital and consulting services to entrepreneurs.
Resources for employers and job seekers, including wage subsidy programs for employers.
Grants Ontario is your source for grants provided by the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration; Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport; and, the Accessibility Directorate of Ontario; and, selected grants from the Ministry of Aboriginal Affairs.
Hastings County Economic Development
Investment and business development services & events.
15 Victoria Avenue, Box 2, 2nd Floor Belleville, ON K8N 1Z5
Hastings County Enterprise Facilitation
Free and confidential business/entrepreneur counselling services.
Loyalist College Training & Knowledge Centre
Wide range of human resource consulting, information technology, and training services to Federal and Provincial government agencies, municipalities, businesses, manufacturers, retailers and others.
Employment Ontario funded program and part of the Employment Ontario network of organizations that provides one-stop shopping for all your employee and job search needs.
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade & Employment
Investment and business development services & government financing resources.
Napanee & District Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce offers “business to business” networking events, access to discount programs & promotional opportunities and business advocacy through the provincial and federal level.
47 Dundas St. E Napanee, ON K7R 1H7
P: 613-354-6601 Toll Free: 1-877-354-6601
Ontario Ministry of Rural Affairs
Rural community and business development services & government financing resources.
One - Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs
Business start-up and development resources.
Business/government account registration services, business financing, administration and development resources.
Small Business Centre
Business development services, workshops & events for existing and start-up businesses.
284 B Wallbridge-Loyalist Rd - PO Box 610 Belleville, ON K8N 5B3
TRENVAL Business Development Corporation
Business and entrepreneur development services, financing and grants (Eastern Ontario Development Program).
284 B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road, Box 610, Belleville, ON K8N 5B3
Queen’s School of Business/Monieson Centre
Business development services and events.
Quinte Economic Development Commission & Manufacturing Resource Centre
Provides regional marketing programs that attract new manufacturing as well as strategic support that helps local industries grow more competitive and profitable.
284 B Wallbridge-Loyalist Road Belleville, ON K8N 5B3
Canada Business provides accurate, timely and relevant business information to entrepreneurs like you. It’s the first stop for anyone starting or growing a business, and can help you with business planning, specialized market research, financing and other government programs and service information.
Service Ontario - Non Profit Organization Portal
ServiceOntario’s central source of information for not-for-profits and charities. Here you will find guidance on how to start and manage your not-for-profit or charitable organization. You can get information about the laws and regulations that apply to not-for-profits and charities and find out about available funding opportunities. You can find answers to your questions about the sector and about Ontario government programs that support the sector.