Town of Essex Business Funding: Guide for Business Owners

This guide for business owners covers current Town of Essex funding programs, including different types of grant financing for entrepreneurs.

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

Town of Essex Mandate

The Town of Essex’s  vision is to be a prosperous, sustainable, and thriving community for families, business, and development. Essex, as a progressive and resilient organization, commits to providing leadership, high quality community programming, sustainable assets, opportunities for growth, and vibrant experiences for citizens, stakeholders, and visitors.

Town of Essex Priorities

You can learn about Town of Essex’s priorities by reading its 2019-2022 Strategic Plan.

Types of Funding Town of Essex Offers

The Town of Essex offers financial incentives, including different types of grants.

Town of Essex Funding Programs

Below is the link to the Town’s financial incentives:

  • Development Permit Fee Grant Program
  • Development Charges Grant Program:
    • Commercial Development or Redevelopment – grant equivalent
    • Commercial/ Industrial Expansion – grant equivalent
  • Tax Increment Equivalent Grant Program
  • Façade Improvement Grant Program
  • Outdoor Café, Patio and Commercial Outdoor Space Grant Program
  • Conversion, Rehabilitation and Enhancement and Building Demolition Grant Program
  • Professional Design Services Grant Program

Town of Essex Contact

Essex Town Hall:

33 Talbot Street South,
Essex, Ontario, N8M 1A8

Phone: 519-776-7336
Fax: 519-776-8811

Town of Essex Social Media:


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