Type of Program:



The Post Covid Professional Services Relief program assists local Small, Medium Enterprises with up to $5,000.00 in non-repayable funding to cover the costs of professional services post-Covid.

As businesses re-open there are demands for business planning, development, professional consultations, and financial processing set up and training for these business owners. 

Up to $5,000.00 will be granted to the SME applicant to be issued to a third-party delivery agent, training consultant or independent service provider for eligible services.

Comments on Funding:

Funding is up to $5,000.

When It Ends:



March 31, 2021


Applicant must:

  • be SMEs ie. retail shops, restaurants, corner stores, etc., and businesses of strategic importance to the community;
  • SMEs are defined as having less than 500 employees and annual sales revenue ofless than $20 million, and produce goods and services for the market economy, regardless of their businessstructure (e.g. sole proprietorships, social enterprises, cooperatives, etc.);
  • be in the KDCDC's service area (The area includes Black River Matheson, Holtyre, Raymore, Kirkland Lake, Virginatown, Larger Lake, Englehart, Charlton, and Matachewan.);
  • have attempted to access other relief federal supports and were ineligible or rejected (including CEBA,and AFI funding);
  • have been viable as of March 1, 2020;
  • have been established before March 1, 2020.

Applications Steps:


download the Loan Application fillable form in Adobe PDF format;


fill out the application using Adobe Acrobat.


save their completed form progress and upload their application and supporting documentation on the website.

Documentation Needed:

Applicants must provide Invoice / Proof of Payment of Services with the application.

Other Things to Note:

With funding from the Regional Relief and Recovery Fund provided by FedNor KDCDC is proud to offer the Post Covid Professional Services Fund.

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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