RED Funding Opportunity

The Rural Economic Development program is accepting applications until September 28!


The Rural Economic Development (RED) program funds projects that stimulate economic growth in Ontario’s rural and Indigenous communities.

You can get up to 50% of your project costs or a maximum $100,000. They fund activities that grow your local economy and remove barriers to economic development. Some examples include:

  • attracting investment
  • creating jobs
  • supporting entrepreneurs

They are accepting applications from 9 a.m. on July 30, 2018 until 5 p.m. on September 28, 2018. Application forms will be available during this period.

Click here for details including guidelines and application forms.

If you are interested in applying, make sure to contact Heather Candler, Agriculture and Rural Economic Development Advisor as she is available to help with applications. 

Heather Candler
Agriculture and Rural Economic Development Advisor
Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs
95 Dundas St, Brighton, ON. K0K 1H0

Telephone 613 475-5809  /  Mobile 613-827-1295
www.ontario.ca/omafra