Cambridge Business Funding: Guide for Business Owners

This guide for business owners covers current City of Cambridge funding programs, including grants, and other types of financing for businesses.

This is our dedicated “hub” page for City of Cambridge funding programs. We’ll continuously update this page to reflect changes in programs – so bookmark this page and check back often for updates!

City of Cambridge Mandate

The City of Cambridge’s mandate is to reach its strategic actions, maintain and improve the City’s core services, and ensure resources are appropriately allocated to the City’s priorities.

City of Cambridge Priorities

The City of Cambridge’s priorities are its People, Place, and Prosperity:

  • To foster a community with heart, where everyone belongs and is cared for.
  • To embrace and celebrate the city’s unique character while enhancing the spaces where people connect.    
  • To build a vibrant and resilient city where current and future generations will live well.

You can learn about City of Cambridge’s priorities by reading its 2022 Business Plan.

Types of Funding City of Cambridge Offers

The City of Cambridge offers financial incentives, including grants, development charge reductions and exemptions, and more.

City of Cambridge Funding Programs

Below you will find the City’s financial incentives:

  • Commercial Property Improvement Grant Program (CPIG)
  • Commercial Building Restoration, Renovation and Improvement Grant Program (CBRRIG)
  • Mixed Use Conversion and Restoration Grant Program (MUCRG)
  • Core Areas Waiver of Application Fees
  • Tax Increase-based Equivalent Grant Program (TIEG)
  • Tax Increment Grant Program (TIG)
  • Heritage Grant Program
  • Employment Land Development Charge Reduction
  • Development Charge Exemption

City of Cambridge Contact

Cambridge City Hall:

Cambridge City Hall
50 Dickson Street
Cambridge, ON N1R 8S1

Phone: (519) 623-1340

Cambridge Economic Development Division
96 Grand Ave. S.
Suite 103
Cambridge, ON N1S 2L9

Phone: (519) 740-4685

invest@cambridge.ca

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