Comments on Funding:
Funding will take the form of:
Under the initiative, FedNor may contribute up to 100% of eligible project costs for projects with Indigenous clients.
Applicants must be:
To be considered eligible, project benefits must accrue to Northern Ontario.
Applications can be completed and submitted electronically, or printed and sent to the nearest FedNor office.
The results of the Application review will be communicated to applicants electronically or in writing.
Upon initial review of the Phase One Application for Financial Assistance, applicants will be invited to submit a Phase Two Detailed Application, Annex and provide supporting documentation.
Other Things to Note:
The Fund, delivered by Canada’s regional development agencies (RDAs), provides $700 million nationally over three years, which includes up to $70 million dedicated to businesses created after January 2020 that meet eligibility criteria.
In Northern Ontario, FedNor is investing $26.6 million to help job creators and the organizations that support them to future-proof their businesses, build resiliency and prepare for growth by transitioning to a green economy, fostering an inclusive recovery, enhancing competitiveness, and creating jobs in every corner of the country.