Toronto Business Funding: Guide for Business Owners

This guide for business owners covers current City of Toronto funding programs, including grants, loans, rebates, and other types of financing for entrepreneurs.

This is our dedicated “hub” page for City of Toronto 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 Toronto Mandate

The City of Toronto’s mission is to serve a great city and its people.

The City of Toronto’s vision is that of:

  • A caring and friendly city that values and celebrates its communities.
  • A clean, green and sustainable city that maintains and improves the health of the environment for present and future generations.
  • A dynamic city well positioned to succeed in the world economy.
  • A city that invests in quality of life – socially, economically, culturally and environmentally – to make Toronto a desirable place to live, prosper and visit.

City of Toronto Priorities

The City of Toronto’s priorities include:

  • Corporate Priorities
  • Financial sustainability, and
  • A well-run City.
  • Strategic Priorities
  • Maintain and create housing that’s affordable,
  • Keep Toronto moving,
  • Invest in people and neighbourhoods, and
  • Tackle climate change and build resilience.

You can learn about City of Toronto’s priorities by reading its Corporate Strategic Plan

Types of Funding City of Toronto Offers

The City of Toronto offers financial incentives, including grants, loans, rebates and more.

City of Toronto Funding Programs

The City of Toronto offers programs that fall under the following categories:

  • Water & Environment,
  • Heritage, and
  • Impact investing with TAF (The Atmospheric Fund).

Below are links to the City of Toronto’s specific programs under each category:

  • Water & Environment:
  • Heritage:
  • Impact investing with TAF:TAF invests in cleantech companies and projects that are generating low-carbon solutions to power the next economy. It invests in:
  • Energy efficient building solutions,
  • EVs and low-carbon mobility, and
  • Renewable energy.

City of Toronto Contact

Toronto City Hall:

100 Queen St. W.
Toronto, ON
M5H 2N2

Phone: 311
TTY: 416-338-0TTY (0889)
Outside city limits phone: 416-392-CITY (2489)
Fax: 416-338-0685

City of Toronto Social Media:


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