$ 2,000.00 

Type of Program:



The intent of the Business Grant Support Program to assist businesses access funding programs and assist with the cost of hiring a grant writer. The program will offer 50% up to $2,000 to be used to cover costs associated with writing a grant application.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is a grant in the amount of 50% up to a total commitment of $2,000 based on actual costs.

When It Ends:



Rolling deadline


Applicants must be:

  • registered business located in the City of Kingston; 
  • applying for a grant/funding program to support business retention and/or growth; and 
  • for-profit businesses and pay commercial taxes and/or commercial rent. 

Applications Steps:

Application process:


The Business Grant Support Program application must be filled in and submitted to Kingston Economic Development Corporation by email to for approval.


Kingston Economic Development Corporation will review the application and provide a written response confirming approval/not approval and the approved amount.


The business will be required to cover the costs of the grant writing service.


Kingston Economic Development will reimburse the business upon receipt of invoice and proof of payment.

Other Things to Note:

For further information please contact Shelley Hirstwood, Director of Business Development at 613 544 2725 ext. 7232 or at .

About the author 


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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