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Enterprise Brant is a not-for-profit organization supported by the Federal Economic Development Agency for Southern Ontario (FedDev). They work with partners in the community to plan, initiate, facilitate, manage, and administer projects and programs, which support business, community development and the creation of sustainable jobs.

Many small businesses and community organizations have been impacted from closures and other public health measures put in place to keep us all safe. Through extra support from the Government of Canada and Fed Dev, Enterprise Brant is pleased to be able to provide funds to support training and consulting to pivot your business or organization. If you have experienced losses or challenges because of the Pandemic, and have an idea for recovery, they invite you to share your story and make a request for funding assistance.

Examples of eligible activities for community-based projects and businesses include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • adapting workflows and processes (e.g., digital needs assessment);
  • advice for diversifying their markets and sales channels;
  • adapting and adopting a virtual sales platform; and,
  • adapting to new safe workplace regulations related to COVID-19.

Eligible Costs for community-based projects or businesses which may be reimbursed include the following:

  • Salaries and benefits related to the existing resources or the hire of additional CFDC temporary resources dedicated to the community-based projects;
  • Professional fees; and,
  • Travel expenses.

Eligible Costs for individual businesses may be reimbursed up to 50%. Digital Marketing Projects are capped at $5,000 in matching funding per business.

* Eligible Costs for not for profits, charities and social profits may be reimbursed up to 100%.

*For businesses payment will be direct to the supplier. Payments may not be made directly to an Enterprise Brant funded business under RRRF2.

 

Applications must be submitted by February 28, 2021 to be considered. Projects must be completed by March 31, 2021.

Complete the application here.