Maurice
Posted: February 9, 2022

Amount:

No Fixed Amount

Type of Program:

Grant


Description:

The Startup Grant Program is meant to help startup companies transition from temporary spaces to more permanent office spaces in downtown Kitchener. This program also helps property owners lease out their vacant or underused building spaces to local companies.


When It Ends:

Ongoing

Deadline:

Rolling deadline

Eligibility:

The City of Kitchener only consider applications that fit these criteria:

  • in buildings with second stories and above zoned for commercial use;
  • startups endorsed by a program partner;
  • properties located within the Downtown Community Improvement Area;
  • applications must satisfy our urban design and King Street façade guidelines;
  • other eligibility criteria as they may apply. 

Applications Steps:

1

Applicants must set up a pre-application meeting. 

2

All successful grant applications will be subject to the terms and conditions of our Downtown Community Improvement Plan.

Other Things to Note:

This program is under review. Please subscribe to this page using the green "subscribe to page updates" button on the right to be notified once complete.

About the author 

Maurice

Maurice (Moe) Muise learned the ins-and-outs of government while an employee of the Government of Canada in Ottawa for 10 years. His current focus is helping small businesses in Ontario to identify and maximize government grants to grow their business.
Click here to learn more about Moe's background and how he can help your business.

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